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Knadherhill Cemetery, Gate Lodge, Including Entrance, Gates, Gatepiers and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Irvine, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6265 / 55°37'35"N

Longitude: -4.65 / 4°38'59"W

OS Eastings: 233251

OS Northings: 640178

OS Grid: NS332401

Mapcode National: GBR 38.LKZM

Mapcode Global: WH2NX.JVY0

Entry Name: Knadherhill Cemetery, Gate Lodge, Including Entrance, Gates, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 27 August 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391335

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44704

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Irvine

County: North Ayrshire

Town: Irvine

Electoral Ward: Irvine East

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Earlier 20th century. Single storey asymmetrical Scottish 17th century style gate lodge, squared and coursed dark red sandstone, crowstepped gables, plain margins.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance door in bowed porch with battlement in re-entrant angle of 2 short wings, armorial panel in square, moulded surround in corbelled parapet above door, narrow window to side. Bay to right, gable end with canted stone piended window, slit window in gablehead.

NW ELEVATION: 3 bays, plain windows to centre, bays flanking gable ends with 2 windows, raised/projecting stack rising from ground to gablehead in bay to right.

NE AND SE ELEVATIONS: baronial features absent.

Modern plate glass replacement windows, grey slate roof.

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

GATEPIERS: paired gatepiers flanking carriage entrance, forming pedestrian access to each side. Dark red sandstone ashlar. Square with base, panelled body with cornice supporting pyramidal caps on ball feet. Low wall to left and right, outlying piers without pyramidal caps. 2-leaf vehicular gates, single pedestrian and iron railings.

Statement of Interest

In use by cemetery groundsmen. Surprisingly retrospective in style, more in keeping with work of 1880-1900.

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