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Latitude: 55.4274 / 55°25'38"N
Longitude: -4.6369 / 4°38'12"W
OS Eastings: 233233
OS Northings: 618000
OS Grid: NS332180
Mapcode National: GBR 49.00NH
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.RV44
Plus Code: 9C7QC9G7+X6
Entry Name: Monument Cottage, Alloway, Ayr
Listing Name: Alloway, Monument Cottage Including Gates, Gatepiers, Railings, Drinking Fountain and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356766
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21485
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
J McDerment, 1868-9. Single storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan classical cottage with pedimented Corinthian-columned entrance porch. Squared, rock-faced sandstone to entrance elevation. Base course; wreathed frieze; dentils to blocking course; margins to window openings.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: square-headed opening to entrance porch; glazed timber door; letterbox fanlight; flanking single windows.
S ELEVATION: gabled; lean-to conservatory to ground floor.
E ELEVATION: not seen 1999.
N ELEVATION: gabled; blank.
4-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; rooflight; stone skews; dentilled, corniced gablehead stacks; polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GATES, GATEPIERS, RAILINGS, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND BOUNDARY WALL: 2-leaf iron gate to left; square-plan gatepiers with ball finials; decorative iron railings atop boundary wall enclosing site; drinking fountain set in wall to right.
Important for its siting, next to the Burns Monument (see separate list description). Of particular note is the elaborate entrance porch and decorative iron railings. Lean-to greenhouse attached to outer right of main house.
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