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Moorpark, Kilbirnie

A Category B Listed Building in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.7594 / 55°45'33"N

Longitude: -4.6934 / 4°41'36"W

OS Eastings: 231093

OS Northings: 655062

OS Grid: NS310550

Mapcode National: GBR 37.B249

Mapcode Global: WH2N9.WH7N

Plus Code: 9C7QQ854+PJ

Entry Name: Moorpark, Kilbirnie

Listing Name: Moorpark

Listing Date: 2 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339404

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7501

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200339404

Location: Kilbirnie

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kilbirnie and Beith

Parish: Kilbirnie

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Circa 1860-70. Large 2-storey Italianate mansion house with
later 19th century interior alterations. Stugged ashlar with
ashlar dressings and battered bullfaced ashlar plinth,
channelled angle pilasters. Symmetrical south entrance front
has 3 bays with central porch and door; outer bays with
canted round-headed 4-light windows linked by porch supported
by 2 Roman Doric columns and 2 piers, elliptical headed door
recessed behind. Balustrade over canted bays and porch, over
latter, raised, to small central pediment. Steps to door with
balusters removed and square piers at foot supporting
wrought-iron lamps. Round-headed tripartites with pilastered
jambs and mullions and foliated keystones in outer 1st floor
bays, single round-headed central light. Cornice and parapet,
with balustrade and ball-finialed pediment over outer
windows, raised segmentally over central window.
Symmetrically placed corniced stacks.

Statement of Interest

Built for William Knox, Mill owner, Kilbirnie.

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