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Latitude: 55.464 / 55°27'50"N
Longitude: -4.6334 / 4°38'0"W
OS Eastings: 233607
OS Northings: 622055
OS Grid: NS336220
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXCX
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXSM
Plus Code: 9C7QF978+HJ
Entry Name: 5 Cathcart Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 5 Cathcart Street
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356853
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21527
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay symmetrically-fronted house. Painted ashlar. Base course; eaves course. Painted margins to openings.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: step to central square-headed cavetto-splayed doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Flanking single windows at ground and 1st floor. Single dormers to outer right and left at attic.
12-pane timber sash and case windows at ground and 1st floor; plate glass at attic. Grey slate roof; corniced stacks; circular cans (to left stack only).
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
A good surviving example of early 19th century architecture in the narrow Cathcart Street, which provided access from Sandgate to the New Church in Fort Street (see separate list description). Of particular note is the retention of 12-pane glazing and the cavetto-splayed doorpiece.