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Hollybush House (also known as Over Skeldon)


Hollybush House is set in an elevated position above the River Doon. There was a designed landscape by the late-18th century and the house was rebuilt in the mid-19th century.

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  • House (featured building)
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Key Information

Principal Building

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  • Peter McGowan Associates with Christopher Dingwall, 'Hollybush House', in {Ayrshire Garden and Designed Landscape Survey} (Prestwick: South Ayrshire Council, 2007) [on CD-ROM]
  • {Ordnance Survey County Series Six Inch} (Southampton, 1854)
  • Captain M. J. Armstrong and Son {A New Map of Ayrshire} (1775)
  • Joan Blaeu {Atlas Novus - South Carrick/North Carrick/Kyle/Cunninghame} (Amsterdam, 1654)