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54, 54a and 55 Ashton Road with Coach House

A Category B Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9538 / 55°57'13"N

Longitude: -4.8381 / 4°50'17"W

OS Eastings: 222903

OS Northings: 677052

OS Grid: NS229770

Mapcode National: GBR 08.XYZF

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.NMC4

Entry Name: 54, 54a and 55 Ashton Road with Coach House

Listing Date: 10 June 1971

Last Amended: 4 November 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378191

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33999

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic 2-bay flatted villa with classical details, coach house and outbuilding to rear. Pink sandstone ashlar front; coursed and squared stugged rubble to rear and sides with polished dressings. Base course; channelled ground floor; band course above ground floor; eaves cornice with blocking course; 1st floor windows architraved with recessed aprons and consoled cornice and pediments; ashlar mullions.

N (FRONT) ELEVATION: doorway to centre with Ionic pilasters, panelled door and narrow 6-pane fanlight; single window at 1st floor above. Bowed outer bays with tripartite windows. 2 bowed tripartite dormers with piended roofs.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: curved rubble-built forestair with decorative cast-iron railings giving access to 1st floor doorways,

to right with 6-pane fanlight; single windows flanking. Modern

dormers.

W ELEVATION: gabled; single windows to centre and left bay; chamfered corner above ground floor to right.

COACH HOUSE AND OUTBUILDING: gabled rubble-built and harled coach house with chamfered corner and altered openings. Small gabled outbuilding with exposed rafters to S.

Timber sash and case windows, mostly 4-pane or plate glass glazing, small pane glazing to dormers. Slate roof; 2 gablehead stacks to E and W.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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