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Knox Institute, 21 Main Street, Kilbirnie

A Category B Listed Building in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.7554 / 55°45'19"N

Longitude: -4.6854 / 4°41'7"W

OS Eastings: 231579

OS Northings: 654602

OS Grid: NS315546

Mapcode National: GBR 37.BHXR

Mapcode Global: WH2NB.0L5P

Plus Code: 9C7QQ847+5V

Entry Name: Knox Institute, 21 Main Street, Kilbirnie

Listing Name: Kilbirnie 21, 23 Main Street Knox Institute

Listing Date: 2 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339398

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7496

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200339398

Location: Kilbirnie

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kilbirnie and Beith

Parish: Kilbirnie

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Built 1892. 3-storey corner building with 4 bays to west and
5 bays to north and angle bay. Stugged ashlar with polished
dressings. Door in angle with round-headed aedicular window
above; corbelled angle turret at 2nd floor with 3 narrow,
pilastered round-headed lights, and panelled drum and parapet
above. Ground floor openings linked by narrow pilaster
strips. North elevation has 2 doors and 2 large shop windows,
door to left with fanlight. Continuous cornice over ground
floor. 1st floor has off-centre Venetian window flanked by
round-headed aedicular windows, round-headed window with
apron panel to left. Panelled pilasters flank end and angle
bays and support frieze and dentilled cornice in 1st and 2nd
floors. Galleried 2nd floor with broad round-headed
pilastered windows, small round-headed window to outer bay;
balustraded parapet above. Similarly detailed elevation to
Main Street, has 2 large shop windows to ground floor; 2
Venetian windows to 1st floor and 2 pairs of broad
round-headed windows to 2nd floor and parapet above. End
stacks and piended slate roof.

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