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Auchinleck Estate, Burnsdale

A Category B Listed Building in Auchinleck, East Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4776 / 55°28'39"N

Longitude: -4.3576 / 4°21'27"W

OS Eastings: 251094

OS Northings: 622946

OS Grid: NS510229

Mapcode National: GBR 3N.WSM5

Mapcode Global: WH3QZ.1L75

Entry Name: Auchinleck Estate, Burnsdale

Listing Date: 31 January 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338027

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6441

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchinleck

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Cumnock and New Cumnock

Parish: Auchinleck

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Circa 1790. A picturesque 2-storey, 3-bay cottage with projecting polygonal centre bay with Gothick detailing, built on bank of Dipple Burn. Whitewashed and lined stugged rubble, ashlar margins, hoodmoulds at ground floor. 4-pane sash and case glazing, grey slates to piended roof with broad central stack.

FRONT ELEVATION: advanced, canted, 2-storey centre bay with pointed arched doorway, recessed 4-panelled door, windows on return, window at 1st floor. Windows to outer bays. 3 1st floor windows breaking eaves in gabled dormerheads. Lean-to additions at sides, lower 2-storey piended wing adjoining to right at rear.

Statement of Interest

Mentioned in the OS Name Book as a property of Sir James Boswell, and associated with the Auchinleck House Estate. A house named Barnsdale appears on General Roy's Map of 1755; the present house was probably built on its site.

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