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2 and 3 Seabank Road Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.465 / 55°27'54"N

Longitude: -4.6394 / 4°38'21"W

OS Eastings: 233231

OS Northings: 622186

OS Grid: NS332221

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XNF3

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.PWYT

Entry Name: 2 and 3 Seabank Road Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357224

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21798

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 19th century, with later additions. Single storey and attic 3-bay house. Painted entrance elevation; rubble to sides. Base course; cornice; blocking course.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance to recessed 2-bays to left; timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window to left; labelmoulds to both; 2-window bowed gable to attic above, curved eaves. Canted window at ground to advanced bay to right; 2 window bowed bay above; crenellated parapet to both.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2-bay. Square-headed entrance to right; glazed timber door; single window to left at ground; single window at attic (non-aligned).

S (REAR) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Central entrance; timber door; flanking side lights; single windows to outer left and right; 2 bowed dormers at attic.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows at ground floor (modern at ground to W elevation), 12-pane at attic to N elevation, 18-pane at attic to S elevation; Grey slate roof; stone skews; rooflights; corniced gablehead stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: coped boundary wall enclosing site (painted in part). Vehicular entrances to left and right; square-plan pyramidal-capped gatepiers to left (right lower in height).

Statement of Interest

Nos 1 and 1A, and 2 and 3 Seabank Road are the only remaining houses on Seabank Road. Earlier houses to the W (as marked on Ordnance Survey map, 1961) now demolished. The bowed dormers to both entrance and rear elevations are unusual in Ayr, the more common piend, flat-roofed or catslide dormers found elsewhere.

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