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Knock Castle (also known as Knok)

Introduction

Knock Castle is situated on the west coast of Ayrshire with views over the Firth of Clyde. The designed landscape includes parkland and a walled garden.

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Features & Designations

Designations

  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: Knock Castle and Garden Pavilion block and Gatepiers to east
  • Grade: A
  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: Knock Old Castle
  • Grade: B
  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: North Lodge and Gatepiers
  • Grade: C(S)
  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: Stable Block and Gatepiers
  • Grade: C(S)
  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: Walled Garden and Glasshouses
  • Grade: B
  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: West Lodge and Gatepiers
  • Grade: B

Features

  • Gazebo
  • Description: Turreted gazebo in the wall of the walled garden.
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The ruined castle was replaced by a new house in the early-1850s.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
Key Information

Type

Country Estate

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

House

Survival

Extant

References

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