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Latitude: 55.7518 / 55°45'6"N
Longitude: -4.6118 / 4°36'42"W
OS Eastings: 236180
OS Northings: 654031
OS Grid: NS361540
Mapcode National: GBR 3B.BNP8
Mapcode Global: WH3PH.4P5F
Entry Name: Gateside, Bog Hall, Including Former Farm Buildings to Rear
Listing Date: 31 March 2004
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397789
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49732
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century house; mid 18th century farm buildings with later alterations. 2-storey 3-bay L-plan house with projecting, flat-roofed enclosed porch to centre; flanking slightly advanced bipartite windows; 3 windows to 1st floor. Rendered with exposed, dressed ashlar margins and rusticated quoins. Later wing to rear R forming U-plan; late 20th century timber addition between wings.
Timber sash and case windows; 12-pane to 1st floor, lying-pane to ground at gables, bipartites 8-pane. Grey slates; sawtooth skews; coped ashlar end stacks; moulded octagonal clay cans.
INTERIOR: cast-iron balustrade to central stair; timber panelled doors; decorative cornices. Chimneypieces replaced.
FORMER FARM BUILDINGS TO REAR: probably mid 18th century, with later additions. Original L-plan single storey and loft range with additional infill forming U-plan. Farm workers accommodation with splayed, corbelled chimneybreast; built-in slate shelves to side (probably for salt) and press recess; formerly lofts above. Former byre and stable (altered) with mounting block outside.
Bog Hall was acquired by Hew Montgomerie of Braidstane in 1691. The lands passed to his son Mathew who died without an heir. Mathew Pollock of Boghouse acquired the lands in 1734 and was succeeded by his son Mathew in 1771. In 1790 his son Mathew succeeded and in 1826 his son also Mathew. In 1833 Margaret Shedden purchased Bog Hall and, after the death of her husband John Shedden Dobie, it was sold to Charles Greenshields Reid of Grangehill. In 1858 it was sold to William Ross JP, who probably built the house. In the 20th century the Knox family were owners.
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