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2 Academy Street Lane

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4641 / 55°27'50"N

Longitude: -4.6332 / 4°37'59"W

OS Eastings: 233624

OS Northings: 622072

OS Grid: NS336220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXGG

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SXXH

Entry Name: 2 Academy Street Lane

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394516

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47131

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 18th century. 3-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan tenement. Rendered rubble sandstone. Square-headed openings.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central boarded entrance; single window aligned above at 1st floor; smaller window (non-aligned) at 2nd floor; flanking openings at all floors (2-leaf timber entrance at ground to right, additional inner window).

NW, SW AND SE ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.

12-pane timber sash and case windows (some boarded). Roof (not seen 1999).

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

The building's smaller 2nd floor window openings and its siting at right-angles to the main Sandgate suggests an earlier date than the predominantly early 19th century buildings of Sandgate and Academy Street.

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