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Woodside House

Country House (Period Unassigned), Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Woodside House

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned), Tower House (Medieval)

Canmore ID 42171

Site Number NS35NW 26

NGR NS 34752 55411

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Beith (Cunninghame)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS35NW 26 34752 55411

House incorporates tower of 1551 with mid 17th century alterations; 1759, turrets from tower removed, 3 additional bays added and placed under one roof to give symetrical entrance front. Late 19th century; tower raised by 1 storey and attic to give present appearance. Rear additions 1848. Pedimented porch, probably circa 1870. Small dated (1551) panel set between storeys to left of door. 3-storey rear additions with monogrammed date stone in gable head. All gables crowstepped. Slate roofs.

Information from HBD.

Architecture Notes


Built 1552 circa. Extensive alterations 1759.

Architect: Charles S. Johnston (additions?)

Building News, Jan 26 1900, Plan and View.

NS35NW 26 34752 55411

See also:

NS35SW 13 34504 34930 Woodside, South Lodge

NS35NW 23 34827 55553 Woodside Farm


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