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Treasured Places

Event ID 567416

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Treasured Places


In 1936 The Moorings café and restaurant opened on the seafront at Largs. It incorporated its own ice-cream factory and bakery, and housed a ballroom with a capacity of 1000 people. The building had a distinctive nautical design, in keeping with its location: porthole windows, a third-floor 'sundeck' and a cut-away corner echoing the prow of a ship.

Permission was granted for the demolition of the building in 1989 after flooding had damaged its steel frame.

Information from RCAHMS (SC) 27 July 2007

Cameron, N 1989

McKean, C 1987

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