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Latitude: 55.3564 / 55°21'23"N
Longitude: -4.6702 / 4°40'12"W
OS Eastings: 230820
OS Northings: 610179
OS Grid: NS308101
Mapcode National: GBR 47.4QYT
Mapcode Global: WH2Q8.7MBK
Entry Name: St John's Cottage
Listing Date: 14 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 382867
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37718
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Design from a pattern book by Richard Elsam, published 1803.
Early 19th century picturesque pavilion type cottage, with
symmetrical 1 and 2 storey garden front. Symmetrically
planned with 2 wings to south east. Stugged ashlar with
droved dressings. Entrance at north east in single storey
half-pitched wing, central door with flanking windows, all in
shallow round-headed recesses; single course of masonry of 2-
storey central block rises above outer roof to support eaves
and higher piend roof. Garden front with central, 2 storey
canted bay flanked by single storey half-pedimented, lean-to
bays. Outer windows in shallow round-headed recesses.
Return 3-bay elevation to south west, with bow at left. All
windows with 12-pane sashes except small rectangular upper
windows in canted bay. Shallow pitched or piended slate
roofs. 2 corniced stacks on mid-partition walls. Fine central
stair under a dome with delicate cast-iron balusters, simple
plasterwork and painted panels in the dome.