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20 and 22 Academy Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 20 and 22 Academy Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356749

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21469

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

Forms part of terrace with Nos 10-14 (Even Nos) and 16 and 18 Academy Street (see separate list descriptions).

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