Windmill, Whiteside, Monkton And Prestwick
Description: Windmill, Whiteside
Date Listed: 14 April 1971
Historic Scotland Building ID: 14252
OS Grid Coordinates: 236209, 628048
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5186, -4.5958
Location: Kilmarnock Road, South Ayrshire KA9 2GA
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There is also a scheduled monument, Monkton, windmill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
17th century tower vaulted windmill, 6.9m high, 5m diameter, converted to doocot in 18th century when conical slated roof slot for potence and fireclay nesting boxes added. 2 doorways, one blocked. Vault unusually complete
This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.References:
OLD DOVECOTES OF SCOTLAND, A. Niven Robertson, pp 478-9. SCOTTISH WINDMILLS: A SURVEY (RCAHMS, 1984).
Upgraded B to A April 2000.
Sheduled Monument 25 November 1981.
Source: Historic Scotland
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