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Latitude: 55.467 / 55°28'1"N
Longitude: -4.6163 / 4°36'58"W
OS Eastings: 234704
OS Northings: 622356
OS Grid: NS347223
Mapcode National: GBR 3B.XMN1
Mapcode Global: WH3QV.2V18
Plus Code: 9C7QF98M+RF
Entry Name: Western House, 66 Craigie Road, Ayr
Listing Name: 66 Craigie Road, Western House
Listing Date: 29 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394562
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47172
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr North
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Harold O Tarbolton, 1919-1925. 2-storey, 9-bay asymmetrical-plan Arts and Crafts villa. Painted harl and brick. Combination of transom and transom and mullion brick detailing to window openings.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 9-bay, grouped 3-3-3. Off-centre brick 3-span brick arched entrance; keystoned arches; openings to recessed outer bays within; 2-leaf entrance to re-entrant angle to left; tripartite catslide dormer aligned above to roof. Bipartite windows at ground and 1st floor to higher 3-bay section to right; 2 single windows flank at 1st floor high wallhead chimney to advanced 2 bays to outer right; single window at corner angle at ground, links to bipartite window to re-entrant angle. Bipartite window at ground, tripartite window at 1st floor to piended bay to right of 3-bay section to left; bipartite window at centre to advanced single storey section, tripartite window aligned above at 1st floor; quadripartite window at ground and 1st floor to gabled bay to outer left.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 10-bay, grouped 3-1-3-1-2. Bipartite windows to right and left of advanced 3-bay section to left; central French window with balcony at 1st floor; bipartite windows flanking to outer left and right, with single window returns; 2 single windows to return to right. Bipartite window to advanced brick porch to single bay; single window to return to left; 2-leaf entrance to return to right; bipartite window at 1st floor; small opening beneath hipped gable. 3 sets of entrances at ground floor with flanking sidelights and fanlights; 3 sets of quadripartite windows at 1st floor; additional quadripartite window to advanced bay to left; single window to right return. Advanced brick canted bay to penultimate section to right; single window aligned above at 1st floor; 2 tripartite windows to right at ground floor; single window aligned above at 1st floor.
NE ELEVATION: 2 wings advanced, predominantly regular fenestration.
Leaded windows. Slate roof; high brick wallhead stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: timber staircase and 1st floor gallery with panelled newel posts; pulvinated leaf frieze to skylight.
Described by Rob Close (p34) as, "...a sensuously sumptuous clubhouse." Of particular note are its tall wallhead stacks and brick detailing, for example the keystoned arches to the SW elevation.
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