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Latitude: 55.8342 / 55°50'2"N
Longitude: -4.8856 / 4°53'8"W
OS Eastings: 219380
OS Northings: 663870
OS Grid: NS193638
Mapcode National: GBR 30.5DCC
Mapcode Global: WH2MT.XMPB
Entry Name: Manor Park Hotel
Listing Date: 29 August 1985
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 339120
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7275
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes
Traditional County: Ayrshire
David and James Hamilton, architects of A-plan small mansion,
1843; substantial additions: north arm extended 1905; 1910
additions - by Fryers and Penman of Largs principally a tall,
square angle tower at south west. Now a hotel. 2 storeys
over raised, channelled and battered basement. Polished
ashlar, with broad band courses 1st floor window margins
linked to cill and to eaves bands. Original house:
symmetrically arranged, porch projects obliquely (roughly
north east) from re-entrant angle on square columns and
pilasters; balustraded miniature perron; wall-head pediment
above with domed roof light behind.
Variety of window openings; some of those at ground have
lugged and keystoned margins, some (including 3-light windows
to west) are architraved, with consoled hoods; some
full-height canted windows, eg at either end of west
elevation. Balustraded (1910) tower has corbelled stair
turret with cap house. Mutule cornices throughout; corniced
stacks; piended slate roofs. Interior: some good classical
ornament; entrance hall lit with circular balcony and dome; Corinthian-columned screens lead from balcony; good ceiling
and cornice plasterwork, especially around dome and in
entrance hall; dining room has lightly-beamed ceiling,
cornice with ornamental hanging grapes. Stair (?1905) has
simple wooden balusters.
Originally called St Fillans, and later called Blackhouse.
Category B only because of additions.
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