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Invermay Hotel, Whiting Bay, Arran

A Category C Listed Building in Ardrossan and Arran, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4974 / 55°29'50"N

Longitude: -5.0943 / 5°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 204642

OS Northings: 626970

OS Grid: NS046269

Mapcode National: GBR FGS5.R9Q

Mapcode Global: WH1NB.Q2BZ

Plus Code: 9C7PFWW4+W7

Entry Name: Invermay Hotel, Whiting Bay, Arran

Listing Name: Isle of Arran, Whiting Bay, Invermay Hotel, Including Gatepiers and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 8 August 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338488

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6786

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200338488

Location: Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ardrossan and Arran

Parish: Kilbride

Traditional County: Buteshire

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Dated 1903. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan villa with lower service wing to rear. Bull-faced stugged red sandstone to ground floor front, harled elsewhere, grey slate gambrel roof. 1st floor corbelled out with further corbelled panels to outer bays of front elevation, modillioned eaves; mostly timber sash and case windows with single or 2-pane glazing to bottom and multi-pane to top, modern dormers to front and rear; stacks removed.

FRONT ELEVATION: modern out-of-character door to centre with margined doorcase and date panel above, small canted-head multi-pane window to left and right, 4-light mullioned window flanked by single vertical lights to 1st floor, modern cat-slide dormer; bay to left and right comprising recessed 3-light canted window to ground floor and piended dormer-headed window to 1st.

LEFT RETURN ELEVATION: 2 widely spaced windows to ground floor, 1 window to 1st floor left, modern window to gambrel roof.

RIGHT RETURN ELEVATION: similar to left return but with 2 windows to 1st floor.

INTERIOR: not seen.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: 2 sets of ashlar gatepiers with moulded caps, saddleback-coped rubble boundary wall.

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A highly individual design.

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