Basic Site Details

Name: Barrfields Pavilion
Town, district or village: Largs
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Viking-themed visitor and leisure centre built around former pavilion.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1VikingarYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pavilion  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Greenock RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21929   
Item 2 of 219681971AdditionSwimming pool


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5William BarclayArchitect 1929  
Item 2 of 5James Brodie Gilmour Houston B19681971Swimming pool
Item 3 of 5James Houston & SonArchitectural practiceB19681971Swimming pool
Item 4 of 5Cunninghame District Council, Architects DepartmentArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)C19931995Expansion to form visitor centre
Item 5 of 5Matthew MarshallArchitectC19931995Expansion to form visitor centre - project architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp501
Item 2 of 2Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp85