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Latitude: 55.4646 / 55°27'52"N
Longitude: -4.6336 / 4°38'0"W
OS Eastings: 233600
OS Northings: 622122
OS Grid: NS336221
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXBF
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXQ5
Plus Code: 9C7QF978+RH
Entry Name: 20 Academy Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 20 and 22 Academy Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356749
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21469
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Circa 1780. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay (originally 5-bay) tenement, forming part of terrace. Sandstone rubble. Painted margins to openings.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to 2 central round-arched keyblocked doorpieces; recessed timber doors; decorative fanlights; single window to outer right (2 single windows to left infilled); 3 single windows at 1st floor (2 single windows infilled). 2 bipartite dormers to left, single (lower) dormer to right.
NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: relieving arch at ground to outer left; 3 single windows at ground floor, 2 single windows at 1st and attic floors (earlier windows at ground and 1st floor infilled).
Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows (4-pane casement windows attic and ground floor to outer left of NW elevation, small opening to side of dormer to right). Grey slate roof; stone skews; rooflight; coped stacks; circular cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
Forms part of terrace with Nos 10-14 (Even Nos) and 16 and 18 Academy Street (see separate list descriptions).