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Swinlees

A Category B Listed Building in Dalry and West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7379 / 55°44'16"N

Longitude: -4.7182 / 4°43'5"W

OS Eastings: 229443

OS Northings: 652741

OS Grid: NS294527

Mapcode National: GBR 36.CGH2

Mapcode Global: WH2NH.H1GK

Entry Name: Swinlees

Listing Date: 23 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331773

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1256

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalry (N Ayrshire)

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride

Parish: Dalry (N Ayrshire)

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

3 main phases of building, especially 1857 and 1865 when
older house converted to asymmetrical, 2-storey, 'T'-plan,
Scots Baronial country house. Stugged ashlar with polished
dressings. Main entrance at south-west with roll moulded
architraves and decorative panel above, small corbelled
bartizan at angle to right. Tower in re-entrant angle to
left, with conical roof with banded fish-scale slates;
advanced bay to left. Recessed bay at left with later
porch. Windows mainly mullioned with hood-moulds or cornices.
All gables crowstepped some with ball finials. Slate roof.

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