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Knockcushan Street Town Hall Tower

A Category B Listed Building in Girvan, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2433 / 55°14'35"N

Longitude: -4.856 / 4°51'21"W

OS Eastings: 218532

OS Northings: 598060

OS Grid: NX185980

Mapcode National: GBR 40.CQ5F

Mapcode Global: WH2QR.CGVS

Entry Name: Knockcushan Street Town Hall Tower

Listing Date: 8 May 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373605

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32148

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Girvan

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Girvan

Electoral Ward: Girvan and South Carrick

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Late 18th century, moved to its present site in 1828. All

that remains of Town House. Ashlar. 4-stage, steeply battered

tower with ructicated quoins, bands between stages and

corbelled parapet. Upper 3 stages, in all but West elevation,

with unusual small thermae, blind openings. Broken pediment

supported on pilasters in each face in clock stage. Octagonal castellated belfry with ocatagonal lead spire above.

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