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8 Sandgate

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4641 / 55°27'50"N

Longitude: -4.6329 / 4°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 233642

OS Northings: 622065

OS Grid: NS336220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXHR

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TX1K

Entry Name: 8 Sandgate

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357210

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21783

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 3-storey, 2-bay tenement forming part of short terrace, with commercial premises at ground floor. Painted ashlar to entrance elevation. Mutuled cornice to shopfront; eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Architraves and cill blocks to upper floor windows; cornices at 1st floor.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance to outer right; 2-leaf timber glazed door; letterbox fanlight; shop window to left. Regular fenestration to upper floors.

Shop window at ground; 12-pane timber sash and case windows at upper floors. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped gablehead stacks (abbreviated to right); circular cans.

INTERIOR: ovolo frieze to dentilled ceiling cornice; decorative ceiling roundels.

Statement of Interest

Good example of early 19th century urban architecture, distinctive for its narrow 2-bay format in the predominantly wider bay format of other Sandgate architecture.

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