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24 Sandgate

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4637 / 55°27'49"N

Longitude: -4.6333 / 4°37'59"W

OS Eastings: 233611

OS Northings: 622022

OS Grid: NS336220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXD1

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXVV

Entry Name: 24 Sandgate

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357216

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21789

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Alexander Petrie, 1877. 3-storey, 7-bay symmetrical former baronial bank. Ashlar. Base course; ground floor cornice; 1st and 2nd floor cill courses; cornice. Segmental-arched windows at ground and 2nd floor; continuous stepped hoodmould to square-headed windows at 1st floor.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: segmental-headed entrance to advanced central bay; timber door; letterbox fanlight; consoled brackets flanking doorpiece bear 1st floor pierced balcony; regular fenestration aligned above at 1st and 2nd floors; roundel to crowstepped gable. Segmental-headed entrance to outer right; letterbox fanlight. Regular fenestration to all remaining bays; crowstepped gables to outer windows at 2nd floor.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows at ground floor; 4-pane timber sash and case windows at 1st floor. Grey slate roof; crowstepped stone skews; coped gablehead and ridge stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Earlier Bank of Scotland occupied site as indicated on 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1858. Of particular interest are the stepped hoodmoulds and the pierced balcony at 1st floor.

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