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Kirktonhall House, Main Street, West Kilbride

A Category B Listed Building in West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.6949 / 55°41'41"N

Longitude: -4.8574 / 4°51'26"W

OS Eastings: 220505

OS Northings: 648302

OS Grid: NS205483

Mapcode National: GBR 31.G6SG

Mapcode Global: WH2NM.C452

Plus Code: 9C7QM4VV+X2

Entry Name: Kirktonhall House, Main Street, West Kilbride

Listing Name: Kirktonhall (Offices of Ayr County Council)

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347611

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14308

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: West Kilbride, Main Street, Kirktonhall House

ID on this website: 200347611

Location: West Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride

Parish: West Kilbride

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Tall 3 storey house backing onto main street; harled; grey
painted stone dressings; battlemented parapet has date 1807;
another datestone near street level has initials R.S. and
M.W. 1660 - Principal facade towards garden to rear; centre
projecting 2 storey porch has Gothic Palladian window on
1st floor and lower stage supported on corner columns;
lintel has inscription "Rebuilt by Frank Ritchie 1791";
long 3 window facade, ridge roof with large Victorian dormers,
plain gables; lower addition to left has bay window. Dr.
Robert Simpson, translator of Euclid, was a native of
West Kilbride, his family having lived at Kirktonhall for
some generations.

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