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59 Castlehill Road, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4525 / 55°27'8"N

Longitude: -4.6216 / 4°37'17"W

OS Eastings: 234304

OS Northings: 620749

OS Grid: NS343207

Mapcode National: GBR 3B.YDG3

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.Z6DW

Plus Code: 9C7QF92H+X9

Entry Name: 59 Castlehill Road, Ayr

Listing Name: 59 Castlehill Road Including Gatepiers, Gate and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394560

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47169

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr East

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Later 19th century. Single storey cottage. Sandstone rubble; squared to entrance elevation. Strip margins; square-headed margins to openings.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance; glazed timber door; letterbox fanlight; flanking single windows.

SE ELEVATION: gabled, window off-centre to left of 1st floor.

NE AND NW ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.

16-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; stone skews; coped gablehead stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS, GATE AND BOUNDARY WALL: iron gatepiers to vehicular entrance to outer right and central pedestrian entrance; iron central gate; low coped boundary wall to entrance elevation;

Statement of Interest

A good later 19th century example of cottage architecture, distinctive in the largely late 19th and early 20th century Castlehill Road. The building's recessed position in the streetscape draws further attention to its distinctive modest scaling.

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