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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397977
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50106
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Annick
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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.