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1 and 3 Sandgate

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.464 / 55°27'50"N

Longitude: -4.6322 / 4°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 233683

OS Northings: 622061

OS Grid: NS336220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXQ7

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TXCK

Entry Name: 1 and 3 Sandgate

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357196

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21769

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Thomas King, 1829 (rebuilt). 3-storey and attic, 4-bay tenement with commercial premises at ground floor. Painted ashlar; rubble to side. Base course; cornice to ground floor shopfront; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Ionic pilasters divide bays at ground floor. Architraved margins and pendant cill blocks to windows at 1st and 2nd floor; cornices to 1st floor windows only.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance; 2-leaf timber door; flanking shop windows; timber door and rectilinear-patterned letterbox fanlight to outer left; timber door to outer right. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors. 2 canted dormers at attic to outer right and left.

Shop windows at ground; 12-pane timber sash and case windows at 2nd floor (6-pane to upper sashes only at 1st floor, 8-pane to upper sashes only at attic, 4-pane to canted sides). Grey slate roof; stone skews; corniced end stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Marked on the Ordnance Survey map, 1858 as the Ayr Arms Inn. Retains a fine pilastered shopfront at ground floor.

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