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Doonfoot Road, Former Seafield Lodge Including Gatepiers, Railings and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4478 / 55°26'52"N

Longitude: -4.6402 / 4°38'24"W

OS Eastings: 233110

OS Northings: 620276

OS Grid: NS331202

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YVLH

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.PBLG

Entry Name: Doonfoot Road, Former Seafield Lodge Including Gatepiers, Railings and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356912

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21566

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Clarke & Bell and RA Bryden, circa 1880. Single storey, 3-bay L-plan lodge to former Seafield Hospital. Coursed, squared sandstone; ashlar dressings. Base course; eaves course; bracketed cornice; strip quoins.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to shouldered open porch; timber door; single window to left; canted advanced bay to outer right.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: single central window.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: single window to left; timber door to catslide section to right; single window to return to left.

SW ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

Timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; pitch stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS, RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: paired square-plan dentilled gatepiers; low coped wall between; high decorative iron railings atop; higher coped wall enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with former Seafield Hospital and Nightingale House (see separate listings). A distinctive entrance to the Seafield Estate. Of particular note is the fine standard of detailing, for example, the bracketed cornice to the gate lodge and the ornate iron-work to the wing-walled entrance.

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