Seafield, Ayr

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Seafield is located in South Ayrshire
Seafield shown within South Ayrshire
OS grid reference NS329203
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town AYR
Postcode district KA7
Dialling code 01292
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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55°26′56″N 4°38′35″W / 55.449°N 4.643°W / 55.449; -4.643Coordinates: 55°26′56″N 4°38′35″W / 55.449°N 4.643°W / 55.449; -4.643

Seafield is a southern district of Ayr, Scotland. The district is a popular[citation needed] retirement place with scenic views overlooking Ayr beach. The area is also home to the old racecourse of Ayr which is now used for golfing.

In 1888 Sir William Arrol M.P., the engineer who constructed the Clyde, Tay (No. 2) and Forth Bridges,had a magnificent mansion with a four-storey Italianate tower and large conservatory built as his home at the Seafield estate. Seafield House later became a maternity and children's hospital and has closed since the opening of the new Ayr Hospital.

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