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59 and 61 Midton Road Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4512 / 55°27'4"N

Longitude: -4.6334 / 4°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 233552

OS Northings: 620635

OS Grid: NS335206

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YPRB

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.S7SW

Entry Name: 59 and 61 Midton Road Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357054

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21666

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. 2-storey, 3-bay semi-detached pair of classically detailed houses. Ashlar; channelled at ground floor. Base course; dividing band course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; mutuled cornice. Aprons to window openings.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrances to penultimate bays to outer right and left; segmental pediments and consoled cornices to doorpieces; timber doors; letterbox fanlights; single windows aligned above at 1st floor. Tripartite windows at ground floor; bipartite windows at 1s t floor to inner bays; canted windows to outer bays.

NE, SE AND SW ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.

Plate glass and 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; gablehead and ridge stacks; polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS, GATES AND BOUNDARY WALL: gatepiers to entrances to both houses; single timber gates; coped boundary wall enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

Notable for their good classical detailing, including the mutuled cornice, doorpieces and keystoned window detailing to the outer canted bays and at 1st floor.

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