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6 and 8 Cromwell Road

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4632 / 55°27'47"N

Longitude: -4.6385 / 4°38'18"W

OS Eastings: 233284

OS Northings: 621982

OS Grid: NS332219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XW1W

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.QYD6

Entry Name: 6 and 8 Cromwell Road

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394563

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47173

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay classically detailed villa. Ashlar; rubble to sides. Base course; cornice. Architraves and cill blocks to window openings.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central consoled corniced doorpiece; timber door; 3-light fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to flanking bays. Entrance to No 8 to outer left; timber door.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows at ground floor; modern windows at 1st floor. Grey slate roof; stone skews; pedimented skew-putts (flower roundel motif within); coped and corniced gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

A good example of later 19th century Ayr villa architecture, notable for its decorative skew putts and consoled cornice.

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