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Knock Castle North Lodge and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Largs, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.8287 / 55°49'43"N

Longitude: -4.8831 / 4°52'58"W

OS Eastings: 219516

OS Northings: 663258

OS Grid: NS195632

Mapcode National: GBR 30.5T41

Mapcode Global: WH2MT.YRXH

Entry Name: Knock Castle North Lodge and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 29 August 1985

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339161

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7309

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Largs

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes

Parish: Largs

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Later 19th century. Asymmetrical single-storey L-plan gabled
lodge with flat-roofed circular entrance turret in
re-entrant angle. Stugged red sandstone ashlar, polished
dressings and roll-moulded architraves. North elevation:
hood-moulded and panelled curved door; corniced tripartite
below relieving arch and crest in advanced and gabled left
bay (west gable similarly treated); single small window to
right bay. All windows sashes, with leaded upper lights and
sloping cills. Moulded eaves continued as cornice over
entrance turret.
Ball-finialed gables with coped crowsteps and shaped
skewputts; single axial stack; slate roof.
Red sandstone ashlar quadrant walls and circular gatepiers
both crenellated; ornately patterned wrought-iron gates.

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