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10, 10a, 12, 14, 16, 16a, 18 and 20 Carrick Avenue

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.452 / 55°27'7"N

Longitude: -4.6307 / 4°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 233726

OS Northings: 620722

OS Grid: NS337207

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YQBZ

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V727

Entry Name: 10, 10a, 12, 14, 16, 16a, 18 and 20 Carrick Avenue

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356846

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21521

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

John A Campbell, circa 1905 (No 16). Single storey and attic (2-storey to No 16), L-plan grouping including former lodge and gatehouse to Carrick House. Coursed rubble (painted in part); ashlar dressings; harl. Base course; bracketed timber eaves.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 4-4-4-2. Modern garage extension to outer left; corniced timber door to left; single window to inner left bay; canted 2 storeys to inner right bay, timber framed at 1st floor; roll-moulded arch to bay to right (former gateway); narrow horizontal strip light and modern glazed door at ground; pedimented gabled dormer at attic; small balustrade.

Off-centred square-headed doorpiece to 4-bay section adjacent to right; 2-leaf timber door; 3-light fanlight; small dormer aligned above at attic; flanking bipartite windows at ground and attic floors; additional single window at ground to inner bay to left. Mirrored pattern to No 12 with additional single window at ground to inner bay to right. 2 bipartite windows at ground and 1st floor to outer right.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: 9-bay, grouped 3-3-3. Central corniced entrance to No 20 to left; flanking bipartite windows; central single catslide dormer at attic; flanking bipartite piended dormers. Identical pattern to adjacent No 18 (bay at ground to right, canted). Canted window to left of No 16, modern glazed opening to centre; glazing to advanced extension to right; bipartite window to gablehead above.

S ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

W ELEVATION: asymmetrical; gabled bay to left with single window off-centre to right; architraved doorway to flanking bay to right, flanked by irregular fenestration; slate hung rectangular dormers to attic; harled addition with door to left return adjoining to outer right.

Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows; some modern glazing. Slate roof; partly harled stacks with brick oversailing courses; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

This short, varied terraced is notable for its tall stacks, modillion dormers and the unusual plan form of the grouping. Street is marked on the Ordnance Survey 1896 map as Carrick Park. Half-timbered No 16 was the gatehouse for the demolished Carrick House.

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