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Latitude: 55.8681 / 55°52'5"N
Longitude: -4.8892 / 4°53'20"W
OS Eastings: 219317
OS Northings: 667654
OS Grid: NS193676
Mapcode National: GBR GF96.H7Y
Mapcode Global: WH2MM.WR0T
Plus Code: 9C7QV496+68
Entry Name: Inchgower House, 16 Shore Road, Skelmorlie
Listing Name: Skelmorlie Village, Inchgower House, 16 Shore Road
Listing Date: 4 June 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 339117
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7272
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Circa 1850, 2-storey, 3-bay villa, with bowed addition of
circa 1870 (see notes) Sited on W facing raised terrace
overlooking sea. Squared and coursed, pinned sandstone
with ashlar dressings.
W ELEVATION: steps to door at centre; upper panels glazed,
strip fanlight. Window above at 1st floor. Ashlar, canted bay
to left; gablehead breaking eaves at 1st floor. Large,
advanced bow to right with 3 windows to each floor; conical
roof with fish-scale slates.
Porch to S with round-headed window on return, pyramidal roof
with swept eaves.
Single storey, 2-bay recessed service wing extending to N
Plate glass sashes. Overhanging, bracketed eaves, grey
slates, coped ashlar stacks.
Stone steps to terraced garden, with ashlar coped squared
rubble retaining wall.
Bowed addition in the style of William Leiper.
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