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29 Midton Road, Elgin House Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4536 / 55°27'13"N

Longitude: -4.6311 / 4°37'52"W

OS Eastings: 233707

OS Northings: 620901

OS Grid: NS337209

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YJ86

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.T6W0

Entry Name: 29 Midton Road, Elgin House Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357051

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21664

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 19th century. Single storey and attic cottage on corner site. Coursed sandstone rubble. Base course; timber eaves; painted strip margins.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central square-headed entrance; timber door; split letterbox fanlight; labelmould over. Tripartite window to right; tripartite window to attic aligned above, timber boarding to gable. Canted window bay to left; single window aligned above at attic.

NE ELEVATION: gabled, window set in gablehead, bays adjoining to right not seen 1999.

NW ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

SW ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 2-bay; gabled bay advanced to left, tripartite window to centre of ground floor with hoodmould, window set in gablehead above; bipartite window with hoodmould to bay to right.

Timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; central ridge stack; polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: square-plan painted stone gatepiers; low coped boundary wall enclosing site; modern fencing atop.

Statement of Interest

Notable for its timber eaves and the retention of its lying-pane glazing, this corner site cottage stands opposite the St Columba's Church (see separate list description). Modern garage to N of site.

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