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Latitude: 55.4634 / 55°27'48"N
Longitude: -4.6307 / 4°37'50"W
OS Eastings: 233774
OS Northings: 621986
OS Grid: NS337219
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY33
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VY22
Plus Code: 9C7QF979+9P
Entry Name: 18-20 Hope Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 18 and 20 Hope Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357032
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21646
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 19th century. 3-storey, 2-bay tenement with shop at ground floor. Painted ashlar. 2nd floor cill course; eaves course; cornice. Moulded painted margins to upper floor windows.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: pilasters flank glazed timber entrance door to outer left; pilasters flank timber boarded door close entrance to outer right; modern shopfront window between. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors.
2-pane timber sash and case windows at upper floors. Grey slate roof; coped brick stack; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
Adjacent to Nos 6-10 Newmarket Street (see separate list description), 18 and 20 Hope Street provides a good example of early 19th century building with its strong cornice. The prominent cill course suggests the possibility of the 2nd floor added at a later date.