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Latitude: 55.828 / 55°49'40"N
Longitude: -4.8844 / 4°53'3"W
OS Eastings: 219428
OS Northings: 663180
OS Grid: NS194631
Mapcode National: GBR 30.5SRN
Mapcode Global: WH2MT.YS82
Entry Name: Knock Castle Walled Garden and Glass Houses
Listing Date: 29 August 1985
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 339159
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7308
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Probably remodelled or rebuilt circa 1852 by J T Rochead. Rectangular-plan garden enclosure, yellow brick walls with
red ashlar gatepiers and coping slabs: long, symmetrical
glass house range along north wall with polygonal
centrepiece. Castellated turret centrally placed on west
wall, with 4 round-headed openings, approached by steps from
garden: continuous string course raised over openings,
corbelled and crenellated parapet. Gatepiers also castellated
with wrought-iron gates.
A plan (surveyed 1847) of Knock estate in Strathclyde
Regional archives (T-PM 134/113) shows a simple rectangular
garden enclosure on this site; turret marked on 1st ed O.S.
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