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Castle Street, 25-29 (Inclusive Nos) Academy Court

A Category B Listed Building in Irvine, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6174 / 55°37'2"N

Longitude: -4.6698 / 4°40'11"W

OS Eastings: 231961

OS Northings: 639214

OS Grid: NS319392

Mapcode National: GBR 38.M1H1

Mapcode Global: WH2P3.72JF

Entry Name: Castle Street, 25-29 (Inclusive Nos) Academy Court

Listing Date: 24 March 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391272

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44653

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Irvine

County: North Ayrshire

Town: Irvine

Electoral Ward: Irvine West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan classical house. Ashlar to front and E side, channelled rustication at ground floor, harled to W side and rear, all painted. Base course and 1st floor cill cornice to front and sides, part blocking course. Rusticated quoins. Portico to entrance front.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Central flued Roman Doric portico with deep cornice tripartite windows flanking, without margins in shallow full-height advanced bays. Architraved window to centre of 1st floor, architraved tripartites flanking.

E ELEVATION: symmetrical. 3 bays. Continuation of ashlar from N elevation. Ground floor windows without margins, 1st floor architraved.

S ELEVATION: symmetrical single bay. Plain entrance door to centre, window above with plain margins.

W ELEVATION: asymmetrical. 2 bays, one bay to centre, bay to right offset at 1st floor, plain margins.

Replacement windows. Shallow piended roof in grey slate. Shouldered wallhead stacks to centre of E and W elevations.

INTERIOR: not seen 1996.

Statement of Interest

Internally converted, grounds given over to residential development.

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