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Latitude: 55.3548 / 55°21'17"N
Longitude: -4.681 / 4°40'51"W
OS Eastings: 230130
OS Northings: 610029
OS Grid: NS301100
Mapcode National: GBR 47.4NH1
Mapcode Global: WH2Q8.2N6S
Plus Code: 9C7Q9839+WH
Entry Name: The Castle, 2, 4 High Street, Maybole
Listing Name: High Street, Maybole Castle, Garden Walls and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 14 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 382854
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37709
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Probably 1st quarter of 17th century, enlarged in 19th
century. L-plan 4 storey tower, the stair in the southern
wing. Harled, with ashlar dressings, rubble-built 2-
storey crowstepped, gabled extensions to south and west
added prior to 1856. Entrance on north east elevation with
door in simply moulded jambs, 1st floor windows irregularly
placed, 1 on south east, 1 on north east elevation enlarged.
2nd floor with 2 windows to north east, 1 to south east.
Large angle turrets corbelled out above 2nd floor, at north
east and north west angles each with 3 windows, conical cap
and finial. 2 attic windows to north east with 3 decorative
semi-circles forming pediments, flank large wall-head stack;
similarly detailed dormers on south west. Southern stair wing
with corbelled top storey formerly prospect room with oriel
window to south west. Crow-stepped gables, slate roofs.
Rubble-built garden walls. Banded vermiculated gate piers
with pyramidal caps supported ball feet.
Built as town Mansion of Earls of Cassillis hereditary
bailiffs of Carrick. Probably built for John, 6th Earl, who
was appointed Extra ordinary Lord of Session at the
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