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Latitude: 55.4622 / 55°27'44"N
Longitude: -4.6353 / 4°38'7"W
OS Eastings: 233481
OS Northings: 621868
OS Grid: NS334218
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWX1
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RYXY
Entry Name: 47 and 49 Fort Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356952
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21578
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Thomas King, 1824. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay mirrored pair of houses. Painted render; rubble to sides. Base course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; tympany gable.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central consoled, corniced block-pedimented doorpieces; timber doors; letterbox fanlights (geometrical pattern to No 49); 2 single windows to outer bays at ground; regular fenestration at 1st floor (non-aligned). Segmental headed dormers to outer right and left at attic.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows at ground floor; 12-pane at 1st floor; 16-pane at attic. Grey slate roof; rooflights; wallhead and gablehead stacks; circular cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
A good pair of earlier 19th century houses fronting Fort Street, notable for their long consoled doorpieces and distinctive tympany gable. Ayr Baptist Church (see separate list description) stands adjacent.