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Brief description of site

A designed landscape of tree-lined parks and planting was laid out at Balcletchie in the second half of the 18th century, but this declined after the mid-19th century. The hills around Balcletchie and the Penwhapple Reservoir are now the site of a wind farm.

Brief history of site

In the middle of the 18th century the land around Balcletchie was cultivated.

Location information:

Address: Balcletchie Farm, Girvan, Ayrshire, KA26 9TH

Locality: Barr

Local Authorities:

South Ayrshire; South Carrick

Historical County: Ayrshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 76 Grid Ref: NX248961
Latitude: 55.2279 Longitude: -4.75632

Key information:

Context or principal building: farm

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Lost

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