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Kidsneuk Cottage, 6, 7 Ravenspark Golf Course

A Category C Listed Building in Irvine, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.6315 / 55°37'53"N

Longitude: -4.6802 / 4°40'48"W

OS Eastings: 231370

OS Northings: 640802

OS Grid: NS313408

Mapcode National: GBR 37.LC3M

Mapcode Global: WH2NX.2QM6

Entry Name: Kidsneuk Cottage, 6, 7 Ravenspark Golf Course

Listing Date: 25 April 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339603

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7644

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Irvine

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Irvine West

Parish: Irvine

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Early 19th century, possibly with 17th century core,
reroofed and partly re-fronted in later 1920's. Single
storey and attic, whinstone rubble with ashlar dressings,
and quoins droved columns once polished now weathered.
Symmetrical north elevation with central 4 column porch
(door converted to window) and built out rendered and half
timbered attic. Flanking windows with attic lights over
rectangular hood-moulds to ground floor. West elevations
has 2 column and 2 pilaster canted bay to left with central
French window and faceted roof. Plain window to right 3
gables to rear, central most advanced rendered addition
left and lower wing right, whinstone with small gothic
pointed light with intersecting tracery, and door in side.
Jerkin-headed gable and outshots to east. Red tiled
roof on projecting eaves with plain boarding. 2 tall
chimneys each with 3 octagonal corniced stacks and later
rendered stacks, small scalloped tiled octagonal lantern
in centre. Altered glazing ground floor north-elevation
and west elevation south end-sundial in garden to east
on baluster base? 18th century and 2 square chanelled ashlar
gatepiers (missing caps) at entrance.

Statement of Interest

Reputedly the Elginton family Dower House, occupied by

Lady Susannah (born a Kennedy of Culzean in 1689) who died

in 1780 and is said to have built a farm modelled on Marie

Antoinette's 'Hameau' at Versailles on the site of the

present club house.

Kidsneuk Cottage thatched until about 1925.

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