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Shore Cottages, Ardwell

A Category C Listed Building in Stoneykirk, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.7704 / 54°46'13"N

Longitude: -4.9409 / 4°56'27"W

OS Eastings: 210919

OS Northings: 545689

OS Grid: NX109456

Mapcode National: GBR GJ53.3KJ

Mapcode Global: WH2T1.2CF8

Plus Code: 9C6QQ3C5+5J

Entry Name: Shore Cottages, Ardwell

Listing Name: Ardwell, Bowling Hall, Ivy and Shore Cottages Including Boundary Walls and Gates

Listing Date: 28 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394039

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46698

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stoneykirk

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins

Parish: Stoneykirk

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Earlier 19th century. 3 detached single storey rectangular-plan cottages forming a row. Painted rubble.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: Ivy Cottage and bowling hall to left: 2-bay bowling hall with single half-window to right adjoining 3-bay Ivy Cottage to left; timber and glass door flanked by single windows. 6-bay to Shore Cottage to centre: timber and glass door to penultimate bay to right; flanking single windows; 3 single windows to left. 7-bay to Shore Cottage to outer right; 4 single windows to left; timber door to right; 2 windows to outer right.


E ELEVATION: gabled addition to Ivy Cottage; piend-roofed wing to bowling hall, comprising toilets and entrance.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; coped gablehead and ridge stacks; circular cans; stone skews; rooflight to Ivy Cottage.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATES: painted rubble walls enclosing site; iron gates to entrances.

Statement of Interest

The cottages occupy a prominent position on the main A716 road, and with the retention of their original features form an impressive grouping. Ivy Cottage is marked on the 1850 Ordnance Survey map as a smithy.

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