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68 and 70 Main Street, the Auld Hoose

A Category C Listed Building in Dunlop, East Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7121 / 55°42'43"N

Longitude: -4.5384 / 4°32'18"W

OS Eastings: 240623

OS Northings: 649436

OS Grid: NS406494

Mapcode National: GBR 3F.F1CX

Mapcode Global: WH3PQ.8P3D

Entry Name: 68 and 70 Main Street, the Auld Hoose

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397975

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50105

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunlop

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Annick

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 18th century with later alterations and 19th and late 20th century additions to rear. Single storey and attic, 3-bay public house (No 68) and adjoining 2-bay cottage (No 70) with bell-cast roof, early 20th century gabled dormers to attic and ridge stacks. Painted roughcast render with painted ashlar margins. Raised window and door margins. 2-leaf timber-boarded door to No 68, timber panelled door to No 70; modern timber boarded door to outer right. 2 dormers to attic with plain bargeboards.

Predominantly non-traditional 20th late century glazing. Corniced, rendered stacks with ashlar margins; octagonal yellow clay cans. Coped skews. Graded grey slate.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with 64-84 Main Street (even numbers), 86-92 Main Street (even numbers) and 75-95 Main Street (odd numbers). Although these cottages are not of outstanding architectural merit individually, together they make a valuable group of considerable character, forming the heart of Dunlop village, and providing an important setting to the Parish Church, which terminates the view at the end of the street. Each cottage is of fundamental importance to this historic streetscape. According to Bayne, these cottages were built between 1751 and 1782 on land that was formerly part of the church glebe.

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