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Blairquhan

A Category A Listed Building in Straiton, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3161 / 55°18'57"N

Longitude: -4.5775 / 4°34'39"W

OS Eastings: 236531

OS Northings: 605468

OS Grid: NS365054

Mapcode National: GBR 4C.72BT

Mapcode Global: WH3RM.NNF0

Entry Name: Blairquhan

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353383

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19094

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Straiton

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton

Parish: Straiton

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Present mansion built by Sir David Hunter Blair in 1842. A striking design in the Tudor Style by William Burn. Some lintels and sculptured stones from the earlier fortified building which stood on the site are incorporated in the kitchen courtyard.

Statement of Interest

Thomas Hannan, FAMOUS SCOTTISH HOUSES, No VIII, pp29-32

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