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124 Greenock Road St Columba's College (Formerly Northfield)

A Category B Listed Building in Largs, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8078 / 55°48'27"N

Longitude: -4.8771 / 4°52'37"W

OS Eastings: 219792

OS Northings: 660910

OS Grid: NS197609

Mapcode National: GBR 30.72BL

Mapcode Global: WH2N1.19V1

Entry Name: 124 Greenock Road St Columba's College (Formerly Northfield)

Listing Date: 8 September 1982

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382189

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37168

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Largs

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: North Coast and Cumbraes

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

In the style of David and James Hamilton. Circa 1830.
Asymmetrical 2-storey villa with Tudor details. Harled,
with ashlar dressings and porch. South elevation: 7 bays;
off-centre door behind basket-arched gabled porch; single
window above, and single windows in left bay (hood-moulded
and blind at ground floor); tall, paired, corbelled,
octagonal wall-head stack. Advanced gabled bay to right
has hood-moulded sashes with lying-pane glazing and round
-headed attic light. 3 bays beyond to right, outer with
advanced gable and lying-pane sashes. West elevation has
4 bays, 2 outer advanced and gabled; projecting ground
floor window to left and canted window to right, 1st floor
windows hood-moulded. Central ground floor sashes with
hood-moulds, 1st floor windows basket-arched eaves course
raised above and finialled. Octagonal gable-head, wall
-head and ridge stacks; gable finials. Slate roof, with
decorative ridge tiles.

Statement of Interest

Similar in style to Prior Lodge which was identified as

being by David and James Hamilton.

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