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Doonside Lodge, High Maybole Road, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4256 / 55°25'32"N

Longitude: -4.6385 / 4°38'18"W

OS Eastings: 233125

OS Northings: 617803

OS Grid: NS331178

Mapcode National: GBR 49.067Z

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.QWDJ

Plus Code: 9C7QC9G6+7J

Entry Name: Doonside Lodge, High Maybole Road, Ayr

Listing Name: High Maybole Road, Doonside Lodge Including Gatepiers, Gates, Railings and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356763

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21482

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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J MacVicar Anderson (London), executed Allan Stevenson (Ayr), circa 1890. Single storey, 3-bay Jacobean-detailed estate lodge. Coursed sandstone; ashlar dressings. Bracketed eaves.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: square-headed entrance to right; timber door; single window to return to right; single window to recessed bay to outer right; cavetto-corbelled, kneelered-gabled canted bay to left; square-panel to gable; finial at apex; transomed and mullioned window.

NW ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 2-bay; cavetto-corbelled, kneelered-gabled 5-light canted bay to left, square-panel to gable; recessed bay with bipartite window to flanking bay to right.

SW ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 3-bay; bipartite window to bay to right; 2 recessed bays to left, window to each.

Timber windows. Slate roof; 4 octagonal-stacked corniced shaft to centre; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS, GATES, RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: paired octagonal-plan gatepiers with ball finials; single pedestrian and 2-leaf vehicular gates; railings atop coped boundary wall (fleur-de-lis finials).

Statement of Interest

Important for its setting in view from Brig O' Doon (see separate list description). Lodge notable for its detailing, especially the bracketed eaves, linked central stack and cavetto corbelling.

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