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18-20 Main Street, Beith

A Category C Listed Building in Beith, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.7513 / 55°45'4"N

Longitude: -4.632 / 4°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 234910

OS Northings: 654014

OS Grid: NS349540

Mapcode National: GBR 39.BQ2T

Mapcode Global: WH2NB.TPGW

Plus Code: 9C7QQ929+G6

Entry Name: 18-20 Main Street, Beith

Listing Name: 1620 (Even Nos) Main Street

Listing Date: 2 December 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331369

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB924

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Beith

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kilbirnie and Beith

Parish: Beith

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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1900 (dated); built for the Co-Operative Society. 2-storey range with Italianate details; late 20th century non-traditional shopfronts to ground; original cornice above. 4 key-blocked round-arched and 2 Venetian windows symmetrically arranged; linking string course at springing. Cornice and parapet; 2 prominent corniced and bracketed wallhead stacks; plaques at base of stacks carved 'AD' and '1900'. Buff sandstone ashlar.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: altered. Single storey dwellings on elevated ground.

INTERIOR: nothing original survives.

Statement of Interest

The ground floor has been significantly altered and the later shopfronts detract however the arched first floor windows and the prominent ashlar chimney stacks provide architectural interest to a building in a prominent town centre location.

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