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33 and 35 Sandgate

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4636 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.6327 / 4°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 233653

OS Northings: 622012

OS Grid: NS336220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXLJ

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TX4X

Entry Name: 33 and 35 Sandgate

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357202

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21775

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. 3-storey and attic, 5-bay Renaissance tenement. Painted. Base course; modillion cornice to shopfront; 2nd floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; balustraded parapet with dies; pilaster strip quoins. Arcade of round-arched 1st floor windows; channelled pilasters to springing line.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: timber door; letterbox fanlight to outer right. Recessed central entrance to shop at ground floor; multi-paned letterbox fanlight; pilastered shop windows flanking. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors (central window at 2nd floor blind). 2 canted dormers at attic.

Shop windows at ground floor; multi-paned to upper section; 12-pane timber sash and case windows at 1st floor; fanlights above springing line; plate glass timber sash and case windows at 2nd floor; 4-pane timber sash and case windows (2-pane to canted sides) at attic. Grey slate roof; Gablehead stack to right; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

A good example of classically derived urban architecture notable for its 1st floor sequence of channelled round-arched openings, in the more classically restrained Sandgate.

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