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6 New Road, Salvation Army Citadel

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4688 / 55°28'7"N

Longitude: -4.6291 / 4°37'44"W

OS Eastings: 233902

OS Northings: 622586

OS Grid: NS339225

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XJRS

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VSVW

Entry Name: 6 New Road, Salvation Army Citadel

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357108

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21702

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr North

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Arthur Hamilton (John Hamilton & Son of Glasgow), 1905. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay Salvation Army Citadel. Coursed red sandstone. Base course.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to pilastered entrance to right; broken segmental pediment; timber door; small single window to right; bipartite window at 1st floor. 2 central tripartite windows at ground floor to centre; buttress divides windows, roll-moulded detail at apex; Art Nouveau typography to frieze reads, "The Salvation Army Citadel"; 2 4-light dormers at attic. Single window at ground to advanced bay to outer left; tripartite window aligned above (bay rises through roofline); depressed central section to moulded parapet.

Predominantly 8-pane timber windows. Grey slate roof; ridge and wallhead coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Stands adjacent to the former Unionist Club, 2, 4 New Road and 1 Weaver Street, and opposite the earlier 19th century gusset 1 and 3 New Road (see separate list descriptions). Details such as the buttress, pedimented doorway and lettering are of particular interest.

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