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9 and 11 Academy Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4642 / 55°27'51"N

Longitude: -4.6333 / 4°37'59"W

OS Eastings: 233615

OS Northings: 622085

OS Grid: NS336220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXF3

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXVF

Entry Name: 9 and 11 Academy Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356746

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21466

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey with basement and attic, 2-bay rectangular-plan house. Painted render. Base course; block cornice; strip quoins. Painted window surrounds.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to deeply recessed off-centre arched entrance; 2-leaf timber door; plain tympanum to arched head; small single window aligned above at 1st floor; blocked basement opening to left; single window aligned above at ground floor. Timber door to walled entrance to outer left.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Regular fenestration at basement, ground and 1st floors (basement blocked). 3 irregularly aligned dormers at attic (central dormer bipartite).

12-pane timber sash and case windows (plate glass and 4-pane at attic, textured glazing to window above entrance). Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped gablehead stacks; circular cans (to left stack only).

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Large early 19th century building in the predominantly smaller residential scale of Academy Street, which links the two main thoroughfares of Sandgate and Fort Street. Interesting entrance elevation, with off-centre doorpiece.

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