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Skelmorlie Village, Inchgower House, 16 Shore Road

A Category B Listed Building in North Coast and Cumbraes, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Skelmorlie Village, Inchgower House, 16 Shore Road

Listing Date: 4 June 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339117

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7272

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Largs

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes

Parish: Largs

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

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
with bipartites.
Plate glass sashes. Overhanging, bracketed eaves, grey
slates, coped ashlar stacks.
Stone steps to terraced garden, with ashlar coped squared
rubble retaining wall.

Statement of Interest

Bowed addition in the style of William Leiper.

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