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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357210
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21783
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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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