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Stair, The Stair Inn

Inn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Stair, The Stair Inn

Classification Inn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 171600

Site Number NS42SW 40

NGR NS 43904 23455

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Stair
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Architecture Notes

NS42SW 40 43904 23455

The Stair Inn is situated immediately N of the B370 public road at the junction with a minor road from the E.

Set back from the road it is two storeys high with slated roof, five bays with the entrance to the S. The current map shows a rectangular building as opposed to that shown on the OS historical maps (see below).

The building is depicted as roofed on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ayrshire, 1860, sheet xxxiv) and annotated 'Bridgend'. The Object Name Book describes the Inn as ' A two storey and slated public house with out offices ?. All in good repair property and residence of Mr William Petticrew. Name derived from its Antiquity to Stair Bridge (NS42SW 5).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), January 2008

Three bay, two storey inn dating from c.1820 with modern single storey extension.

Photographed on behalf of the Buildings of Scotland publications.

RCAHMS 2009.


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