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20 Sandgate, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4639 / 55°27'49"N

Longitude: -4.633 / 4°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 233631

OS Northings: 622042

OS Grid: NS336220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXGK

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXZQ

Plus Code: 9C7QF978+GQ

Entry Name: 20 Sandgate, Ayr

Listing Name: 20 Sandgate and 1 Cathcart Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357214

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21787

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Early 19th century, with mid 19th century alterations. 3-storey, single bay (with outer corner bay) tenement. Painted sandstone. Base course; mutuled shopfront cornice; 1st and 2nd floor cill courses; eaves course.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance to corner bay; glazed timber door; consoled decorative balcony; splay-corbel aligned above. Shop window at ground; regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors to single bay.

SW (CATHCART STREET) ELEVATION: 3-bay with outer corner bay. Pilastered, mutule corniced doorpiece to outer left; glazed timber door; narrow window to right; single window at ground to centre; shop window at ground to outer right; regular fenestration to upper floors. Corner bay to outer right (see above).

Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows at upper floors. Grey slate roof; coped stack; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

A good example of early 19th century architecture, altered in the mid 19th century to incorporate the elaborate entrance balcony and corbelling work.

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