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Crosbie Towers

A Category B Listed Building in West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7111 / 55°42'40"N

Longitude: -4.8378 / 4°50'15"W

OS Eastings: 221816

OS Northings: 650059

OS Grid: NS218500

Mapcode National: GBR 31.FC7V

Mapcode Global: WH2NF.NQH4

Entry Name: Crosbie Towers

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347584

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14282

Building Class: Cultural

Location: West Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Now Scottish Youth Hostel. 1676, A 17th century house on site

of earlier keep; T plan, consisting of a crow-stepped

gabled oblong with projecting staircase tower having a

small watchroom at the top; 3 storeys and attic; door is

in the west side of the tower. Restored in late 19th

century and originally contained some good chimneypieces and panelling

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