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Doonfoot Road, Belleisle Estate, South Lodge Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4408 / 55°26'27"N

Longitude: -4.6419 / 4°38'30"W

OS Eastings: 232971

OS Northings: 619504

OS Grid: NS329195

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Z7TR

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.NHRT

Entry Name: Doonfoot Road, Belleisle Estate, South Lodge Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356825

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21507

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century, with later additions. Single storey, T-plan Jacobean-detailed, gabled lodge. Squared sandstone. Base course; ball finials to gables.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 2-bay. Advanced gabled entrance porch to right; square-headed opening; square plaque aligned above. Stone-roofed canted bay to left; plaque to gablehead.

NW (DOONFOOT ROAD) ELEVATION: bipartite window to left; tripartite window to gabled section to right; small arrowslit opening to gable.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: 2 window openings to lean-to.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: single window to outer left; 2 single windows to gablehead to left, small arrowslit opening to gable; 2 openings to later advanced section to right; square-headed entrance to lean-to to outer right.

Timber windows (predominately reinforced/boarded). Slate roof; stone skews; diagonally shafted stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: 2 pairs of octagonal coped gatepiers; urn finials surmounting. Curved wing walls.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with 57 Doonfoot Road (North Lodge), South Lodge Bridge crossing Slaphouse Burn, Belleisle House Hotel, Greenhouse and Walled Garden (see separate listings). Gate lodge providing access to Belleisle (see separate list description) notable for its stone-roofed canted bay (SW elevation) and Jacobean detailing. Stands adjacent to Belleisle South Lodge Bridge crossing Slaphouse Burn (see separate list description).

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