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Latitude: 55.4686 / 55°28'6"N
Longitude: -4.6289 / 4°37'44"W
OS Eastings: 233911
OS Northings: 622559
OS Grid: NS339225
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XJSZ
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VTY2
Entry Name: Damside, Labour Party Offices
Listing Date: 29 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394570
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47180
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr North
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 20th century. 2-storey, 4-bay with canted corner-bay, office on corner site. Channelled red ashlar. Base course; 1st floor cill course; cornice; parapet; raised channelled quoins. Keystones to arched ground floor windows and shouldered 1st floor windows.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to round-arched entrance to penultimate bay to left; raised doorpiece; consoled keystone; cornice; corniced dies surmounting; timber door; fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Regular fenestration to remaining bays. Regular fenestration to corner-bay; business fascia between floors; blank plaque section rises through parapet.
W (WEAVER STREET) ELEVATION: 2-bay with corner-bay to right (see above). Regular fenestration at both floors; wallhead stack rises from channelled band dividing bays. Single storey section to outer left.
Timber windows. Roof (unseen 1998); coped stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
Mannerist detailed office building on corner-site standing opposite the rear of the former Unionist Club, 2, 4 New Road and 1 Weaver Street (see separate list description). Of particular interest are the scrolled plaque detailing and the advanced doorpiece surmounted by dies. Built for Newton on Ayr Gas Company.
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