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A Category A Listed Building in Doon Valley, East Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.2957 / 55°17'44"N

Longitude: -4.4058 / 4°24'20"W

OS Eastings: 247350

OS Northings: 602817

OS Grid: NS473028

Mapcode National: GBR 4K.8KWS

Mapcode Global: WH3RX.9581

Plus Code: 9C7Q7HWV+7M

Entry Name: Craigengillan

Listing Name: Craigengillan

Listing Date: 26 July 1989

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352945

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18793

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Straiton

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Doon Valley

Parish: Straiton

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Core is 18th century house originally called Berbeth - enlarged early 19th century and later romanticised when crowstepped gables added. Glazed Gothic arcaded porch extended along front and tall battlemented tower built at side, possibly by David Hamilton. Exceptional interior work by Jansen of Paris, 1902, to main hall, stair drawing room, boudoir and morning room, designed around French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry of circa 1700, particularly fine.

Statement of Interest

TThe stables help enclose the entrance court, and are listed separately. The lodge falls in Dalmellington Parish and is also listed. Upgraded B to A July 2001.

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