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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357214
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21787
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
A good example of early 19th century architecture, altered in the mid 19th century to incorporate the elaborate entrance balcony and corbelling work.