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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356912
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21566
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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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