History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

St John's Cottage

A Category A Listed Building in Maybole, South Ayrshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382867

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37718

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Maybole

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Maybole

Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Find accommodation in


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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.