PITCON HOUSE AND WALLED GARDEN (Ref:1251)
This building is in the North Ayrshire Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 14/04/1971.
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Late 18th century. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Symmetrical country house with later additions. Roughly coursed rubble with polished margins and rusticated quoins. Central pedimented bay, slightly advanced, with door and flanking side lights. 12-pane sashwindows throughout, that over door with apron panel. Tall 'Y'-traceried pointed-arched stair window to rear rising into pediment. Eaves course and cornice to all elevations. 2 symmetrically-placed stacks and piended platform roof. Recessed early 20th century 2-storey, 3-bay extension to left is rubble-built with ashlar margins and rusticated quoins; piended wall-head gables to 1st floor windows. Eaves course, cornice and piended slate roof. Interior with good pine panelling and curved cantilevered stair. Walled garden to the east is late 18th century. Various inserted datestones and marriage lintels from an earlier house on the site.
Pont "Cunninghame" p. 356.
Pont "Cunninghame" p. 356.
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