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Eglinton Road Seafield (Now School)

A Category B Listed Building in Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6523 / 55°39'8"N

Longitude: -4.8166 / 4°48'59"W

OS Eastings: 222876

OS Northings: 643455

OS Grid: NS228434

Mapcode National: GBR 32.JXS5

Mapcode Global: WH2NT.Z6J7

Entry Name: Eglinton Road Seafield (Now School)

Listing Date: 26 February 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356599

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21328

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardrossan

County: North Ayrshire

Town: Ardrossan

Electoral Ward: Ardrossan and Arran

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

1st house 1820, substantially rebuilt 1858 by Thomas
Gildard, tower at rear added 1881. Scottish Baronial.
2 storeys, 5 bays to south front. Painted stugged ashlar.
Central bay with crowstepped gable, 2 flanking bays with
decorative wall head gables. Advanced western bay with
crowstepped gable and 2-storey 5-light canted bay.
Eastern bay in shallow projection with corbelled turret
in re-entrant angle; crowstepped gable. 4-storey entrance
turret in western re-entrant angle with roll-moulded
dressings to door, string courses, narrow windows, boldly
carved arms, crests and devices; nailhead decoration in
frieze; cornice, conical roof with banded patterns in the
slate; tall weather vane.
West elevation: 3 asymmetrical bays, the northern advanced
and corbelled above ground storey; crowstepped. Tall French
mansard tower with iron balcony. Slate roof. Stairhall
of 1858.

Statement of Interest

1st house for Mr Bartlemore; Gildard built for Mr Borron.

Tower added for Archibald Douglas.

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