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Dovecot, 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.453 / 55°27'10"N

Longitude: -4.6368 / 4°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 233348

OS Northings: 620842

OS Grid: NS333208

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YGZC

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R66H

Plus Code: 9C7QF937+57

Entry Name: Dovecot, 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr

Listing Name: 35 Racecourse Road, Former Dovecot

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357169

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21741

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Circa 1820 with later alterations. Single storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan outbuilding with loft dovecot. Rubble; painted eaves courses, strip quoins and openings.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: square-headed entrance; timber door; ball-finialed pediment above with 4 flight holes to tympanum; porthole windows flank entrance; square-headed windows to outer right and left (formerly entrances).

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: central, infilled Venetian window, infilled porthole windows flanking.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: timber door to outer right.

NE ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

16-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate piend roof. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

In grounds of 35 Racecourse Road (see separate list description), marked as Eaton Villa on Ordnance Survey map, 1858. Notable for its distinctive ball-finialed pediment with the flight holes within the tympanum.

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