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Latitude: 55.7128 / 55°42'46"N
Longitude: -4.6764 / 4°40'35"W
OS Eastings: 231958
OS Northings: 649842
OS Grid: NS319498
Mapcode National: GBR 37.F5Z9
Mapcode Global: WH2NJ.4NDV
Entry Name: Swindridge Muir
Location: Dalry (N Ayrshire)
County: North Ayrshire
Parish: Dalry (N Ayrshire)
Locality: Dalry and West Kilbride
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Listing Date: 14 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Building Class: Cultural
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1254
Source ID: 331771
Probably David Hamilton, architect. Circa 1815. 2 storeys
over basement, with attic, 3-bay classical house. Droved
ashlar with polished margins and channelled basement.
Giant clasping pilasters at all angles. Central door in
shallow advanced bay approached by broad splayed flight of
steps with delicate cast-iron railing. 2 pairs of Ionic
columns support entablature. Cill course to ground floor.
All windows with moulded architrves and rosettes, ground
floor windows corniced. 12-pane sashes throughout. Mutule
cornice with blocking course, raised over central bay and
end pilasters. 2 small later dormers. Boldly grouped
central stacks, piended slate roof.
Interior: Entrance hall with good plaster cornice and
enriched ceiling, Roman Doric screen between hall and
stair compartment. Simply detailed cast-iron balusters to
stair, oval cupola above with Vitruvian Scroll decoration
at its base. Characteristic period detail to reeded
architrves. Some original chimneypieces.
NSA Vol V p. 220 "Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire". A H
"Topographical Description of Ayrshire", 1820. p. 246.
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