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27 Alloway, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4329 / 55°25'58"N

Longitude: -4.6329 / 4°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 233509

OS Northings: 618600

OS Grid: NS335186

Mapcode National: GBR 39.ZXHK

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.TP1X

Plus Code: 9C7QC9M8+5R

Entry Name: 27 Alloway, Ayr

Listing Name: 21-31 (Odd Nos) Alloway Including Railings and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394520

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47132

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200394520

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Cottage

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James K Hunter, 1903. 2-storey, 2-bay, terrace of gabled cottages. Painted harl. Advanced cat-slide roofed, paired entrance porches; low boundary walls; supporting columns; timber eaves; decorative rainwater openings linking gables at eaves.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: glazed timber door to entrance porch of No 21; altered bay to left, forms glazed timber door shop entrance; bipartite window aligned above at 1st floor. Glazed timber door and tripartite window at ground to No 23; bipartite window at 1st floor. Altered ground floor to No 25 comprises infilled entrance porch of timber door, split letterbox fanlight and single window to left; bipartite and single window to left advanced, canted return; bipartite window at 1st floor. Timber glazed door to No 27 to left; tripartite window at ground floor to right; bipartite window aligned above at 1st floor. Altered shopfront to No 29 comprises glazed timber door to right; shop windows to left; bipartite window at 1st floor. Altered ground floor bay to No 31 comprises timber door to left and single window, tripartite window to right; bipartite window aligned above at 1st floor.

SW AND NE ELEVATIONS: gabled; blank.

SE ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

Predominantly 8-pane timber sash and case windows; some modern glazing. Rosemary tiled roof; stone skews rooflights; coped ridge and gablehead stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: predominantly iron railings atop low coped boundary wall enclosing entrance elevation.

Statement of Interest

Important for group value and siting opposite Burns Cottage and Museum (see separate list descriptions). Of particular interest are the columned doorpiece detailings and shaped rainwater openings, linking gables.

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