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Latitude: 55.6393 / 55°38'21"N
Longitude: -4.8168 / 4°49'0"W
OS Eastings: 222808
OS Northings: 642018
OS Grid: NS228420
Mapcode National: GBR 32.KQ23
Mapcode Global: WH2NT.ZJG5
Plus Code: 9C7QJ5QM+P7
Entry Name: Customs House, Dock Road, Ardrossan
Listing Name: 3 Dock Road (Hm Customs and Excise House)
Listing Date: 14 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356597
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21326
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ardrossan and Arran
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Circa 1840-1846. 2-storey, 3-bay flat-bowed former customs and excise building in plain classical style on gushet site. Painted coursed and random rubble; stone dressings painted in contrasting colour; coursed red sandstone rubble to rear elevation. Base course, banded string courses, corniced eaves course with low parapet. Corniced and pilastered doorway (partially blocked) to prinicipal elevation; 2 bays to right return (Dock Road) with simple pilastered doorpiece; 1 bay to left return (Harbour Road). West (Rear) Elevation: advanced gabled bay to left; 2 bays to right (later window inserted to far right at ground floor).
Most opening blocked; some timber windows to rear. Bowed, piended and pitched roofs; grey slates. Central coped brick ridge stack with circular clay cans; coped and rendered gable end stack.
1st Edition Ordnance Survey (1856). Ayrshire Architectural Heritage Trust, Ardrossan Harbour Feasibility Study Report (2004).
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