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Douglas Hotel, Brodick, Arran

A Category C Listed Building in Ardrossan and Arran, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.5759 / 55°34'33"N

Longitude: -5.1415 / 5°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 202060

OS Northings: 635838

OS Grid: NS020358

Mapcode National: GBR FFPZ.7PM

Mapcode Global: WH1MX.Z3VS

Plus Code: 9C7PHVG5+9C

Entry Name: Douglas Hotel, Brodick, Arran

Listing Name: Brodick, Douglas Hotel

Listing Date: 28 January 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346568

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13415

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200346568

Location: Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ardrossan and Arran

Parish: Kilbride

Traditional County: Buteshire

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Circa 1856, incorporating earlier building to rear; various later additions. 2-storey and attic, irregular-plan hotel. Earlier building: harled, stugged and snecked red rubble sandstone gable, slate roof; multi-pane sash and case windows with ashlar margins, piend-roofed dormers, ashlar-coped skews. Main building: stugged and snecked red rubble sandstone, ashlar dressings, platform slate roof; base course, cill course, eaves course incorporating string course with short vertical shafts to eaves; single and bipartite 12-pane sash and case windows, 4-pane to addition at W, gabled dormerheads breaking through eaves; corniced and linked octagonal stacks; cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative hoppers.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: main building at right, tripartite doorpiece at centre with thick ashlar margins and shallow canopy, windows to left and right, 3 windows to 1st floor, dormerhead to centre; 2-bay flat-roofed section to left with single storey lean-to, linking to gable of earlier building at far left, single storey pitched roof bay with 3 windows masks ground floor, 2 windows to 1st floor, window to attic.

S ELEVATION: earlier building to right, door to centre, window to left, greatly enlarged window to right, 3 windows to 1st floor, 2 dormers; 20th century additions advanced to left.

N ELEVATION: massive 2-storey semi-octagonal bay to centre of main building with bipartite windows and coped parapet, window to ground and 1st floor at left and right, 5 dormerheads; 2 windows at ground and 1st floor, and 2 dormerheads at slightly advanced later bays to right.

W ELEVATION: ground floor.

Largely masked by later additions, 5 windows to 1st floor, nepus gable with stacks, 3 dormerheads.

INTERIOR: not seen.

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