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Latitude: 55.7479 / 55°44'52"N
Longitude: -4.6074 / 4°36'26"W
OS Eastings: 236441
OS Northings: 653585
OS Grid: NS364535
Mapcode National: GBR 3B.BX9R
Mapcode Global: WH3PH.6S8F
Plus Code: 9C7QP9XV+53
Entry Name: Drissaig, 49 Main Street, Gateside, Beith
Listing Name: Gateside, 49 Main Street, Drissaig
Listing Date: 31 March 2004
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397337
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49734
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay L-plan house with pilastered and entablatured doorpiece; windows with raised margins and stop-chamfered reveals; angle margins and eaves course; sawtooth skews. Coursed, stugged sandstone.
S (REAR) ELEVATION: enlarged window openings; flat roofed extension in re-entrant angle.
Later 20th century glazing probably replacing timber sash and case plate glass windows. Grey slates; corniced end stacks with octagonal clay cans.
INTERIOR: nothing original survives.
The house occupies a prominent position in the village of Gateside and is one of only a few remaining unaltered buildings of some age in the village. Gateside was mainly composed of small vernacular cottages in the 18th and early 19th centuries but many of these were cleared away to make way for 2-storey tenements and houses such as this. In turn, many of these have been altered or demolished in the 20th century making this example now a relative rarity.
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