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Latitude: 55.7502 / 55°45'0"N
Longitude: -4.633 / 4°37'58"W
OS Eastings: 234841
OS Northings: 653900
OS Grid: NS348539
Mapcode National: GBR 39.BPV7
Mapcode Global: WH2NB.SQZP
Entry Name: 9 Eglinton Street and 1, 3 the Strand
Listing Date: 2 December 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331352
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB909
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Kilbirnie and Beith
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century. 3-storey corner block with wide single bay to Eglinton Street, 3 bays to The Strand. Shopfronts to ground with corner entrance; modern plate glass windows; 2 doors to The Strand, 1 to Eglinton Street. Bipartites to Eglinton Street; single windows flanked by bipartites to The Strand; bipartites with bracketed cornices to 1st floor. Cornice and blocking course; 2 wallhead stacks to Eglinton Street linked by balustrade. Painted ashlar.
Flat roof (formerly drying area bounded by iron railings, now lost). Timber tilt-and-turn windows in traditional style replacing timber sash and case 4-pane windows.
INTERIOR: not seen (2003).
B group with 5, 7, 9, 2 and 12 The Strand. The building is listed for its prominent corner position at the foot of The Strand in the centre of the town. The chimneystack is also a distinctive feature. The single window at 1st floor level of the Strand elevation would appear (from photographic evidence) to be a later insertion.