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14 Lugton Road with Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Dunlop, East Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7132 / 55°42'47"N

Longitude: -4.533 / 4°31'58"W

OS Eastings: 240969

OS Northings: 649550

OS Grid: NS409495

Mapcode National: GBR 3F.F2M5

Mapcode Global: WH3PQ.BNPJ

Entry Name: 14 Lugton Road with Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 3 March 2005

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397938

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50082

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunlop

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Annick

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

1847. 2-storey, 3-bay former Free Church manse with hoodmoulded windows and small gabled ancillary building adjoining S gable. Coursed, stugged, painted sandstone with sandstone ashlar dressings; painted roughcast to sides. Base course, eaves course, raised quoin strips, raised window margins with hoodmoulds. 2-leaf timber panelled door hinged at centre in double-chamfered architrave with hoodhould above. Regular fenestration. Small single storey ancillary building adjoining S gable (possibly former washhouse); door and window to W (front) elevation in plain margin architraves; decorative gablehead stack.

Non-traditional uPVC windows. Ashlar-coped skews. Corniced stacks with yellow clay cans. Graded grey slate.

INTERIOR: tiled entrance lobby; half-glazed timber panelled inner door with frosted glass. Decorative cast-iron stair balusters.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: random rubble boundary wall to front; ashlar gatepiers with panelled sides and corniced caps.

Statement of Interest

Although slightly set back from the street, this house occupies a prominent position on Lugton Road, and is of value to the streetscape. It was built as the Free Church Manse in 1847, two years after the Free Church in Dunlop was built, and four years after the Disruption of 1843. It is therefore a relatively early example of a Free Church Manse. Its ecclesiastical status is marked by the hoodmoulds over the windows, which are very similar to those on the front of the former Free Church Building (listed separately). The hinged front door is a curious feature, and has been made that way because the entrance lobby is too narrow to allow a door the full width of the doorway to open completely.

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