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10 Loanhead Street Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6073 / 55°36'26"N

Longitude: -4.4897 / 4°29'23"W

OS Eastings: 243260

OS Northings: 637670

OS Grid: NS432376

Mapcode National: GBR 3H.MSHH

Mapcode Global: WH3QB.0B96

Entry Name: 10 Loanhead Street Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 1 August 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396225

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48754

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilmarnock

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kilmarnock East and Hurlford

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Gabriel Andrew of Andrew & Newlands, circa 1904. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular Glasgow style villa. Coursed, polished red Ballochmyle ashlar. Projecting squared and canted bay windows.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central entrance door with moulded sculpted cornice, slightly inset panelled door with rectangular fanlight surmounting; 3-bay canted bay window to right with corniced parapet surmounting; advanced double height bay to left: rectangular 3-light bay window to ground floor with corniced parapet. Tripartite window to advanced 1st floor left, eaves course leading shaped parapet; single window with projecting sill to centre, bipartite window to right. To left of building: former coach / vehicular entrance to rear of property, now in-filled by single storey flat roofed garage with painted metal roller door.

NE ELEVATION: ground floor of elevation concealed behind late 20th century flat roofed garage (see NW ELEVATION); blind 1st floor with central shaped timpany gable, small inset stack surmounting, overhanging eaves to left.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 2001.

SW ELEVATION: blind elevation with wallhead stack.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low red ashlar walls with saddle-backed coping, angled to flank entrance steps terminating in stops with ball finials.

Replacement PVCu glazing: 2-pane with horizontally hinged lower pane, fixed upper pane. Piended grey slate roof with slightly splayed overhanging eaves. Terracotta ridge tiles. Painted cast-iron rainwater goods, gutters partially concealed under overhanging eaves and behind decorative parapet. Tall red brick wallhead stack held by wrought-iron supporting bar, tall plain terracotta can. Stack inset within timpany gable, projecting moulded neck cope, short can.

INTERIOR: internal timber work surviving, such as skirting boards and panelled doors. Original room layout.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with 2 & 4 and 6 & 8 Loanhead Street. Loanhead Street is primarily villas and tenemented accommodation overlooking a public green. The green houses an ornamental fountain commemorating the The area, previously fields, was developed in the early 20th century. Larger public buildings, such as the Dick Institute, the Academy and Technical School, were built along with Loanhead School at the bottom of the street (the foundation stone was laid by Andrew Carnegie). Around this street are many 1? -storey pattern book cottages constructed en-masse by local builders. This villa was built around the same time as Andrew was undertaking commercial work in Bank Street and housing in Holehouse Road. It shares stylistic similarities with a number of his other buildings. It also takes inspiration from the larger villas in London Road, a number of which had additional bays added late into the 19th century. Listed as a good example of an early 20th century villa by a local architect.

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