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9 Cathcart Street, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.464 / 55°27'50"N

Longitude: -4.6336 / 4°38'1"W

OS Eastings: 233594

OS Northings: 622061

OS Grid: NS335220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXBM

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXPL

Plus Code: 9C7QF978+JH

Entry Name: 9 Cathcart Street, Ayr

Listing Name: 7 and 9 Cathcart Street

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356854

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21528

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 2-bay pair of houses with tympany gable. Painted ashlar. Base course; eaves course.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 2 deeply recessed central entrances; timber doors; letterbox fanlights. Corniced timber doorpiece to outer right; French window; letterbox fanlight. Glazed timber door to outer left; letterbox fanlight; shop window to right; shopfront fascia above. Regular fenestration at 1st floor. Single segmental-headed dormers to outer left and right at attic.

Modern glazing throughout. Grey slate roof; rooflights; corniced stack to tympany gable; coped brick gablehead stacks; circular cans (fluted to tympany gable).

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

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 distinctive tympany gable and stack with fluted cans.

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