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72 and 74 Main Street

A Category C Listed Building in Dunlop, East Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7121 / 55°42'43"N

Longitude: -4.5386 / 4°32'18"W

OS Eastings: 240609

OS Northings: 649435

OS Grid: NS406494

Mapcode National: GBR 3F.F1BT

Mapcode Global: WH3PQ.8P0F

Entry Name: 72 and 74 Main Street

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397977

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50106

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 early 20th century addition to rear. Single-storey and attic, 3-bay cottage (No 72) and adjoining 2-bay cottage (No 74) with 20th century gabled dormers to attic and ridge stacks. Roughcast render with painted ashlar margins. Projecting cills. Raised window and door margins. Timber panelled door to No 72; half-glazed timber panelled door to No 74. Bipartite windows; dormers to attic. Slate-hung gable to No 74.

Timber sash and case windows with 2-pane glazing to upper sashes and plate glass to lower sashes of No 74; late 20th century glazing in similar pattern to No 72; late 20th century glazing to dormers. Rendered stacks with assorted yellow clay cans. Graded grey slate. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

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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