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Latitude: 55.4648 / 55°27'53"N
Longitude: -4.6334 / 4°38'0"W
OS Eastings: 233611
OS Northings: 622148
OS Grid: NS336221
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXCM
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SWTZ
Entry Name: 2 Fort Street, Old Custom House Including Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 15 February 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356953
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21579
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic double-bow fronted former Custom House. Sandstone ashlar; rubble to side and rear. Base course; cill courses to ground and 1st floors; central band course; cornice; blocking course. Tripartite windows to bowed bays.
NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: step to central entrance; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; blind window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to flanking bowed bays at ground and 1st floor (blind to inner sections of ground floor windows). Canted dormers to outer right and left at attic.
SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: blank gable.
Plate glass and 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; rooflight; stone skews; brick gablehead stacks; circular and polygonal cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
BOUNDARY WALL: low coped boundary wall enclosing site to NW elevation; higher stepped boundary wall enclosing site to SE elevation.
Former Custom House to the town. Detail to doorpiece now removed.