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Latitude: 55.4645 / 55°27'52"N
Longitude: -4.6335 / 4°38'0"W
OS Eastings: 233607
OS Northings: 622117
OS Grid: NS336221
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXCQ
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXS6
Plus Code: 9C7QF978+RJ
Entry Name: 16-18 Academy Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 16 and 18 Academy Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356748
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21468
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Circa 1780. 2-storey and attic, 5-bay tenement, forming part of terrace. Sandstone rubble. Painted margins to window openings.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central corniced, pilastered and block-pedimented doorpiece; central panel to block pediment; timber door; 5-light letterbox fanlight. Steps to square-headed lower entrance to right; timber door. Single windows flank entrances at ground floor. Regular fenestration at 1st floor. 3 single dormers at attic.
Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows (4-pane to outer right window at ground floor, small openings to sides of dormers). Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
Forms part of terrace with Nos 10-14 (Even Nos) and 20 and 22 Academy Street (see separate list descriptions). Unusual arrangement of corniced doorpiece to tenement, with plainer doorway to ground floor flat adjacent.