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18 and 20 Hope Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 18 and 20 Hope Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357032

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21646

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. 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.

Statement of Interest

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.

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