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Latitude: 55.4621 / 55°27'43"N
Longitude: -4.6373 / 4°38'14"W
OS Eastings: 233355
OS Northings: 621861
OS Grid: NS333218
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWC9
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.QZZ1
Entry Name: 5 Cassilis Street Including Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356852
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21526
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Mid 19th century. 2-storey 3-bay rectangular-plan house on corner site. Painted render, harl and rubble. Base course; cornice; blocking course. Architraved windows; corniced and cill-blocked at ground floor.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central corniced, pilastered and block-pedimented doorpiece; timber door; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Flanking single windows at both floors. Single storey section to outer right.
N (SIDE) ELEVATION: single windows to left at ground and 1st floors.
E (REAR) ELEVATION: off-centre French windows and fanlight; lower small recessed opening to right. Single storey section to outer left.
BOUNDARY WALL: coped boundary wall enclosing site.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; rooflight; stone skews; gablehead stacks; circular and polygonal cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
The later 19th century Eglinton Terrace (see separate list description) was developed by following the line of buildings in Cassilis Street to the centre of the Citadel enclosure (Dodd, pp348, 359). No 5 is distinctive to Cassilis Street, being the only detached classical villa, as distinct from the terraced row of Nos 6-14 (Even Nos) opposite (see separate list descriptions).
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