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Monk Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6895 / 55°41'22"N

Longitude: -4.7195 / 4°43'10"W

OS Eastings: 229150

OS Northings: 647354

OS Grid: NS291473

Mapcode National: GBR 36.GN5K

Mapcode Global: WH2NP.G8V6

Entry Name: Monk Castle

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346850

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13661

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilwinning

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride

Parish: Kilwinning

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

An example of a small Laird's House, possibly early 17th
century - Roofless, but walls are quite entire; coarsed
stone blocks; crowstepped gables with skews; a long
rectangle on plan with square projecting staircase turret;
low wide doorway has three pieces of grotesque sculpture
over it - ground floor originally vaulted.

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