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Lodge, Ladykirk House

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.503 / 55°30'10"N

Longitude: -4.5547 / 4°33'16"W

OS Eastings: 238742

OS Northings: 626208

OS Grid: NS387262

Mapcode National: GBR 3D.V9NQ

Mapcode Global: WH3QP.0YC7

Plus Code: 9C7QGC3W+54

Entry Name: Lodge, Ladykirk House

Listing Name: Ladykirk Estate, Gate Lodge Including Gates, Gatepiers and Adjoining Walls

Listing Date: 4 August 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353818

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19475

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kyle

Parish: Ayr

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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James and Robert Samson Ingram, 1903. Single storey, three-bay, irregular plan lodge, in simplified style of Ladykirk House. Bull-faced squared and snecked red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Base course; long and short quoins and dressings; chamfered reveals; crowstepped gables; gun-loop ventilators to gableheads.

East (entrance) elevation: moulded doorway to bay to centre, panelled 2-leaf door with letterbox fanlight ; window to flanking bay to left; gabled bay slightly advanced to right with corniced rectangular-tripartite window advanced, single panes to left and right returns.

North elevation: window to bay to left, slightly advanced gable to bay to right with window to centre.

West elevation; door to centre bay; gabled bay to left with two windows; blank gable flanking to right.

South elevation: window to bay to left; slightly advanced gabled bay to right with window to centre.

Two-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with decorative terracotta ridge tiles. Coped sandstone ridge stack with circular cans. Cast iron rainwater goods.

Interior: not seen in 1999.

Gates, gatepiers and adjoining walls: Four V-jointed sandstone ashlar gatepiers with base course, corniced with spherical finial caps (one finial broken and on site); Three decorative painted timber gates; coped bull-faced rubble walls extending to policy walls.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Ladykirk House. Ladykirk Lodge lies to the south of Ladykirk House (see separate listing, LB19474), both are designed in the same High Victorian, eclectic style. Though not avant-garde, both lodge and house are well proportioned nicely detailed buildings.

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