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Latitude: 55.8728 / 55°52'22"N
Longitude: -4.8882 / 4°53'17"W
OS Eastings: 219397
OS Northings: 668174
OS Grid: NS193681
Mapcode National: GBR GF96.3N1
Mapcode Global: WH2MM.WNG6
Entry Name: Skelmorlie Long Hill Moreland Garden Flats 1 and 2 House, Flats 1, 2 and 3
Listing Date: 23 May 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 339133
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7288
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Dated 1872, additions 1874 and 1893 (also dated) by Honeyman
and Keppie. Now forms substantial asymmetrical, 3-storey
house. Red sandstone with polished dressings. 1862 section
essentially L-plan with projecting canted bays on south and
west facades with 2nd floor windows breaking eaves line,
pedimented heads with Thomson's initials. Additional 2nd
floor oriel on right of south facade; corbelled oriel in
re-entrant angle on west facade, also ground floor
arcaded loggia in southern bay. Roofs over projections
facetted, 1874 additions to north of first building. Large
elliptical block linked to west front at north end, extends
east forming north range. Cill bands, string courses;
aediculed windows at 1st and 2nd floor to north and south;
corbelled turret at 2nd floor masks join with first building.
New entrance 1893 at south east in projecting single storey, conical-roofed drum, 5-sided internally; Roman Doric columned
doorpiece with Jacobean detailing, obelisks and strapwork.
North and east ranges simpler. Windows mainly plate-glass
sashes except in ground floor where 8-pane pattern found.
Roofs slated and platformed some with decorative iron
brattishing and finials.
Built for Professor Thomson; added to by Laurence Robertson
in 1874-5 ($4,300) and 1893 ($2,571) Sub-divided to form
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