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55-63 (Odd Nos) Dalblair Road

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4589 / 55°27'31"N

Longitude: -4.6304 / 4°37'49"W

OS Eastings: 233779

OS Northings: 621482

OS Grid: NS337214

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y4G0

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V17Z

Entry Name: 55-63 (Odd Nos) Dalblair Road

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394565

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47175

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 20th century. 3-storey, 6-bay tenement (grouped 2-2-2) forming part of terrace, with commercial ground floor premises. Polished red ashlar. Curved moulded parapet; canted oriel windows to outer bays at 1st and 2nd floors; moulded cornices; strip-moulded wallhead stacks flanking central bays.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: recessed central entrance, timber door, deeply recessed, keyblocked oval fanlight; 2 shops to right, glazed timber inner entrance doors, outer shop windows to both; off-centre entrance to shop to left, 2-leaf glazed door, oval moulding to letterbox fanlight, arcading work to flanking shop windows. Bipartite windows at 1st and 2nd floor to central bays; single windows to penultimate bays to outer left and right; canted outer bays.

Modern glazing. Roof (unseen 1998); corniced wallhead and gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with 49-53 (Odd Nos), 65-69 (Odd Nos), 71-75 (Odd Nos), 77-85 (Odd Nos) Dalblair Road and 54-62 (Even Nos) Alloway Street (see separate list descriptions). This grouping forms a distinctive early 20th century streetscape with its canted bays and high parapets, distinguished predominantly by Nos 77-85 Dalblair Road and 54-62 Alloway Street with its aedicules and balustraded parapet.

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