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Knock Castle Stable Block and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Largs, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.8262 / 55°49'34"N

Longitude: -4.8824 / 4°52'56"W

OS Eastings: 219548

OS Northings: 662979

OS Grid: NS195629

Mapcode National: GBR 30.5TB2

Mapcode Global: WH2MT.ZT7D

Entry Name: Knock Castle Stable Block and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 29 August 1985

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339119

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7274

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Largs

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes

Parish: Largs

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Architect probably J T Rochead, circa 1852. U-plan stable

block, with screen wall to west enclosing glass-roofed

courtyard. Symmetrical west elevation: single storey;

coursed, stugged red ashlar with polished dressings: central 2-canted-arched carriage entrance flanked by 2 blind slits,

tripartites in outer bays; moulded coping of screen wall

raised and stepped over entrance, crenellated parapet to

outer bays with central diamond flues. All openings


Interior: 4 arcaded depressed arches to north and south

walls: stalls complete, with tiled walls.

Low quadrant wall stepped to slope; circular corniced

gatepiers have domed caps.

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