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Pier House And Clock Tower, Lamlash, Arran

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5365 / 55°32'11"N

Longitude: -5.1227 / 5°7'21"W

OS Eastings: 203047

OS Northings: 631399

OS Grid: NS030313

Mapcode National: GBR FGQ2.J9Q

Mapcode Global: WH1N4.83WJ

Plus Code: 9C7PGVPG+HW

Entry Name: Pier House And Clock Tower, Lamlash, Arran

Listing Name: Lamlash, Former Pier House and Clock Tower

Listing Date: 28 January 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346595

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13439

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ardrossan and Arran

Parish: Kilbride

Traditional County: Buteshire

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Description

Thomas D Weir, engineer, dated 1885. Single sotrey, rectangular-plan, former pier house with clock tower at SW angle. Coursed red sandstone rubble, bull-faced and margined ashlar quoins at angles and openings, piended slate roof with deep eaves.

W ELEVATION: multi-pane French windows with sidelights formed from large opening at centre; tower to angle at right, clockface in recessed panel to each elevation (dated at S), squat pyramidal roof with weathervane finial.

S ELEVATION: window to base of tower at left, window formed from opening at right.

E ELEVATION: two 4-pane windows.

N ELEVATION: blank.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Interest

A parliamentary order for a wooden pier at Lamlash was obtained in 1883, the pier presumably having been built by 1885; it was closed in 1954 and subsequently demolished. The pier house has been convereted to domestic use and unfortunately largely repointed with cementitious mortar (1993). See also Sea Gate, listed below.

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