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Skelmorlie Village 5 Montgomery Terrace Glendower House and Gatepiers to East and to West

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

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Latitude: 55.8706 / 55°52'14"N

Longitude: -4.8879 / 4°53'16"W

OS Eastings: 219405

OS Northings: 667935

OS Grid: NS194679

Mapcode National: GBR GF96.9SB

Mapcode Global: WH2MM.WPLV

Entry Name: Skelmorlie Village 5 Montgomery Terrace Glendower House and Gatepiers to East and to West

Listing Date: 29 August 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339134

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7289

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Largs

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes

Parish: Largs

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Late 19th century. 2-storey villa, with 3-storey square tower
to south, and low single storey wing with basement beyond.
Coursed and stugged red ashlar with polished dressings.
Tower: bipartite to 3 sides of upper stage, round-headed
of house with round-arched doorway; canted ground floor
window alongside. Plain, 3-bay west elevation with advanced
left bay; east elevation has wide segmental-arched ground
floor window and keystoned and round-arched central stair
window with cill breaking continuous band between floors.
Eaves course, bracketted eaves, wall-head stacks and slate
roof; tower similarly treated. Interior: leaded glass stair
window with representation of Battle of Largs: decorative
cast-iron stair balusters; low, depressed-arched screen with
short square Corinthian column and pilasters between
half-landing and ground floor room to north east: some wooden
panelling and decorative plasterwork.
Red ashlar gatepiers to east and to west; former are square,
latter are octagonal with shaped caps, decorative wooden
gate with stytised wooden columns.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Alipore.

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