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Monument Road and Racecourse View, Corsehill Walled Garden Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4467 / 55°26'48"N

Longitude: -4.6298 / 4°37'47"W

OS Eastings: 233761

OS Northings: 620131

OS Grid: NS337201

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YYC4

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.VCH9

Entry Name: Monument Road and Racecourse View, Corsehill Walled Garden Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394591

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47216

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Irregular-plan walled garden measuring approximately 4200m?, forming point to SE and lean-to storage sheds to N exterior wall. Sandstone rubble; coped at apex.

GATEPIERS, GATES AND BOUNDARY WALL: stone square-plan gates to Monument Road entrance terminating low coped quadrant walls and vehicular and pedestrian entrances; 2-leaf timber gates; higher wall flanking; iron gatepiers to vehicular and pedestrian gates to Racecourse View; 2-leaf and single iron gates; higher rubble wall flanking.

Statement of Interest

Walled garden remains the only reminder of the demolished Corsehill house. Notable for its expansive size and long range of catslide storage sheds to the N exterior wall.

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