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16 and 18 Academy Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 16 and 18 Academy Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356748

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21468

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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.

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