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Loudoun Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Irvine Valley, East Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.6106 / 55°36'38"N

Longitude: -4.3726 / 4°22'21"W

OS Eastings: 250653

OS Northings: 637776

OS Grid: NS506377

Mapcode National: GBR 3M.MH37

Mapcode Global: WH3QC.T70P

Entry Name: Loudoun Castle

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345372

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12536

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Loudoun

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Irvine Valley

Parish: Loudoun

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Ruin of extensive building erected circa 1807 in the castle style for the Countess of Loudoun and Moira, Archibald Elliot, architect - Within this structure are incorporated portions of two older castles; a 15th - 16th century Keep of which there remains four stories, and a portion of a 17th century structure.

Statement of Interest

Fire 1941. No longer open to public because of vandals. Damaged by frost. Upgraded, Category B to A, 7 April 1997.

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