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Town Hall, High Street, Maybole

A Category B Listed Building in Maybole, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3533 / 55°21'11"N

Longitude: -4.6829 / 4°40'58"W

OS Eastings: 230003

OS Northings: 609863

OS Grid: NS300098

Mapcode National: GBR 47.4VCV

Mapcode Global: WH2Q8.1P9Y

Plus Code: 9C7Q9838+8R

Entry Name: Town Hall, High Street, Maybole

Listing Name: High Street, the Tolbooth

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382853

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37708

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Maybole

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Maybole

Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

17th century rectangular-plan house with 3-stage tower,
substantial additions 1887, to north, when converted to Town
Hall. Of 17th century work only the Tower is little altered,
originally 3 storeys, now 2, with crowstepped gable to south.
Tall 1st stage to tower has 2 unusual semi-circular headed
doors at ground level, irregularly spaced windows above with
blind panel in moulded frame on north east face. Corbelled
2nd stage with boldly moulded frame to blind panel; top stage
with cusped, Y-traceried, louvered belfry openings on each
face; corbelled castellated parapet (restored 1812, dated on
masonry); pyramidal roof capped with cast-iron brattishing.
1887 Town Hall extension to north east in Scottish Baronial
manner. 2 storeys with 3 unequal bays to High Street. Door in
central bay under moulded round-arched head. Heavily
consoled, bracketed balcony to mullioned and transomed 1st
floor tripartite with wall -head raised above to crow-stepped
gable flanked by minature corbelled turrets. Corbelled
castellated parapet to outer bays. Circular angle turret at
north east with conical slate roof, corbelled above ground
floor. 2nd entrance, at head of steps, on north east
elevation.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Town House of Laird of Blairquhan

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