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Waterside Institute, Waterside

A Category B Listed Building in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.3468 / 55°20'48"N

Longitude: -4.4645 / 4°27'52"W

OS Eastings: 243823

OS Northings: 608626

OS Grid: NS438086

Mapcode National: GBR 4H.5BC4

Mapcode Global: WH3RH.DV9Z

Plus Code: 9C7Q8GWP+P6

Entry Name: Waterside Institute, Waterside

Listing Name: Waterside, Waterside Institute

Listing Date: 19 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338244

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6595

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200338244

Location: Dalmellington

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Doon Valley

Parish: Dalmellington

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Hall

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John B Wilson (Glasgow, 1904. Single storey, irregular-plan, Free Style workmen's institute. Red engineering brick, harl, pink and ashlar string course and porch arch, steeply pitched green slate roof, terracotta ridge tiles. Brick walls to within approximately 1 metre of wallhead, stepped string/lintel course with segmental-headed, brick-voussoired windows rising to harled wallheads and gables, multi-pane timber frames with some large panes to bottom; bracketted eaves, moulded bargeboards, jettied gablehead, ridge stacks with terracotts cans, 2 large squat ventilators with shallow-domed deep-eaved roofs and decorative finials. W ELEVATION: wide depressed arch to centre leading to open porch and tripartite doorpiece, gabled bay to right with 5-light windows, window to left, lower bay to far left with window and single-shouldered stack rising through eaves.

S ELEVATION: gable to centre with later opening at ground floor, window above, 2 windows to left, 3 windows to right.

E GABLE: outshot to centre, window to left and right.

N ELEVATION: irregular; principal part to centre, large gable to left, smaller gable to right with advanced lower piended bay, various windows; bay recessed to far left with 3 windows.

INTERIOR* not fully inspected; principal hall gutted as workshop/store.

Statement of Interest

The institute was erected by the Dalmellington Iron Company, and is now in a bad state of repair.

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