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2-12 (Even Nos) Ashgrove Avenue, Viewfield

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9539 / 55°57'14"N

Longitude: -4.8337 / 4°50'1"W

OS Eastings: 223177

OS Northings: 677058

OS Grid: NS231770

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XS38

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.QMF0

Entry Name: 2-12 (Even Nos) Ashgrove Avenue, Viewfield

Listing Date: 29 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378179

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33989

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Dated 1875. Symmetrical terrace of 4, 2-storey 2-bay houses on sloping ground with basements to rear. Variegated sandstone, squared and snecked stugged rubble with polished dressings. Base course; channelled quoin strips and eaves band; stop-chamfered reveals to principal windows; doorways with dentilled cornices and blocking courses bearing tablets; overhanging bracketted eaves to centre block.

S (FRONT) ELEVATION: 8-bay with 2 houses to centre dominant; elevations mirrored about centre. Centre bays flanked to centre by 2 small windows at ground floor, datestone above; centre bays with doorways and windows at 1st floor (small additional window at ground floor to bay to left of centre); regular fenestration to next bays (corniced at ground floor to Nos 6 and 8); doorways to outer bays (without cornice to outer

right).

E ELEVATION: doorway to left; window to right.

W ELEVATION: small secondary doorway.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: recessed side wings of end blocks; houses to centre with 3-storey canted windows to outer bays and secondary doorways.

Timber sash and case windows, mostly 4-pane glazing, some replacement windows. Purple slate piended roofs; corniced mutual stacks. Moulded eaves gutter.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Low boundary wall to front with saddleback coping.

Statement of Interest

Listed in consideration of unusual design, as a long narrow terrace.

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