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7 Charlotte Street, Grant House

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4624 / 55°27'44"N

Longitude: -4.6359 / 4°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 233442

OS Northings: 621890

OS Grid: NS334218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWQS

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RYMT

Entry Name: 7 Charlotte Street, Grant House

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356868

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21538

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey and basement, 3-bay house forming part of terrace. Tuck-pointed sandstone rubble. Base course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Painted margins to window openings.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central cavetto-splayed square-headed doorpiece; steps to recessed timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Regular fenestration to flanking bays at ground and 1st floors; glass blocks to basement openings.

Modern windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; corniced, gablehead brick stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Charlotte Street was laid out to the South side of the Citadel parallel with the North side of Wellington Square, its South side sharing a back lane (Mews Lane). With a higher roofline than the adjacent house to left (No 5) its roofline conforms to a terrace scheme, with a near unified roofline running from Nos 3, 7-15 (Odd Nos).

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