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Troon Harbour, Ailsa Shipyard

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    TROON, AILSA-PERTH SHIPYARD
  • Canmore ID
    79634
  • Site type
    SHIPYARD
  • Parish
    DUNDONALD (KYLE AND CARRICK)
  • Council
    AYRSHIRE
  • NGR
    NS 30968 31374
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.546695N, 4.680802W
  • Archeological notes
    NS33SW 25 centred 30968 31374 Works [NAT] OS (GIS) AIB, May 2006. Location formerly entered as centred NS 309 313. For Troon Harbour (centred NS 30981 31484), see NS33SW 23.00. (Location cited as NS 310 313). Shipbuilding Yard, Troon, late 19th century. A much-modernised group of structures, with two dry docks. The engine-works building, a red-brick structure, is probably original. J R Hume 1976. The dry docks at NS 30919 31490 (NS33SW 23.14) and NS 30996 31335 (NS33SW 23.01) may form part of this shipyard. Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 May 2006.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 1315383 (7/10/1927)
    Troon Harbour and North Sands. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a print.
  • 676464 (22/8/2001)
    Aerial view of Troon Harbour and Ailsa Shipyard.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 79634 (1992)
  • 79634 (1992)
  • 79634 (1992)
  • 79634 (1992)
  • 79634 (1992)
  • 79634 ()
    Elevation of Box flap dock gate in closed position n.d. Acc. No. 1987/2 Filed in Negative store Sir William Arrol Collection Box 12
  • 79634 ()
    Elevation of Box flap dock gate in closed position n.d. Acc. No. 1987/2 Filed in Negative store Sir William Arrol Collection Box 12
  • 79634 (31/3/1999)
    View from SE
  • 79634 (31/3/1999)
    View from SE
  • 79634 (22/8/2001)
    Aerial view of Troon Harbour and Ailsa Shipyard.

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 79634 ()
    Summary of contents of manuscript contents: Ailsa Shipyard, Troon Newsclipping: from 'The Independant' 14.8.1991

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Ayrshire, Sheet XXII1857
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Ayrshire, Sheet XXI (with inset of sheet XXVIa)1857

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Ayr, Sheet 022.131857
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Ayr, Sheet 021.161857