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17 and 18 Ashton Road

A Category B Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9547 / 55°57'16"N

Longitude: -4.8328 / 4°49'58"W

OS Eastings: 223235

OS Northings: 677140

OS Grid: NS232771

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XSBR

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.QLVF

Entry Name: 17 and 18 Ashton Road

Listing Date: 10 June 1971

Last Amended: 4 November 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378184

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33992

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic 3-bay flatted villa

with classical details. Pink sandstone, rendered ashlar to front,

droved ashlar to sides, harled to rear. Base course; braod angle

pilasters; eaves cornice and blocking course; ground floor windows with raised margins, recessed aprons and blcok pediments; 1st floor windows with lugged architraves.

NW (FRONT) ELEVATION: doorway to centre, fluted Doric doorpiece with triglyph and roundel frieze and dentilled cornice; panelled door with plate glass fanlight; single window to 1st floor and each floor of outer bays. 2 canted dormers.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: modern access to 1st floor doorways; single windows to flanking bays. 2 gabled dormers.

NE ELEVATION: gabled; single windows to centre.

SW ELEVATION: as above, except for apex stack removed. Replacement windows throughout, 4-pane timber sash and case windows to rear dormers. Slate roof; gablehead stack to NE.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Low coped stone boundary wall and gatepiers to front.

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