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34 and 36 Midton Road Including Gatepiers, Railings and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4529 / 55°27'10"N

Longitude: -4.6314 / 4°37'53"W

OS Eastings: 233687

OS Northings: 620822

OS Grid: NS336208

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YJ7C

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.T6RK

Entry Name: 34 and 36 Midton Road Including Gatepiers, Railings and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357059

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21670

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. Single storey (later attic to No 34), 3-bay, pair of cottages. Coursed sandstone. Base course; eaves course; strip quoins; architraved, square-headed openings.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrances; glazed timber doors; letterbox fanlights; flanking single windows. Tripartite canted dormer to right of No 34.

SW ELEVATION: gabled; window off-centre to left in gablehead

NE AND NW ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.

Lying-pane glazing to No 34; replacement timber 12-pane timber sash and case windows to No 36. Slate roof; stone skews; gablehead and ridge stacks; circular and polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS, RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: square-plan painted pedestrian gatepiers; spear-headed iron railings divide property; low coped boundary wall; vehicular entrance to right of No 36.

Statement of Interest

Notable for the retention (in part) of lying-pane glazing, railings, gatepiers and boundary wall, making a prominent contribution to the local streetscape. Marked on Ordnance Survey map, 1858 as South Place. Similar pair of cottage to Nos 30 and 32 Midton Road (see separate list description).

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