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Hunterston (also known as Huterston, Hunterstown)

Introduction

Hunterston House and its core designed landscape of woodland and pasture survive in a degraded setting dominated by the Hunterston Nuclear Power Station and the Ore Terminal. Hunterston Castle, restored in the early-20th century, is now the home of the Hunter family.

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History

Period

18th Century

Associated People
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: Hunterston Castle
  • Grade: A
  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: The Walled Garden
  • Grade: C(S)

Features

  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
Key Information

Type

Country Estate

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

House

Period

18th Century

Survival

Part: standing remains

Electoral Ward

West Kilbride

References

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