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Latitude: 55.7518 / 55°45'6"N
Longitude: -4.631 / 4°37'51"W
OS Eastings: 234972
OS Northings: 654073
OS Grid: NS349540
Mapcode National: GBR 39.BQ96
Mapcode Global: WH2NB.TPXG
Plus Code: 9C7QQ929+PH
Entry Name: 58, 60, 62 Main Street, Beith
Listing Name: 58-62 (Even Nos) Main Street
Listing Date: 2 December 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331373
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB927
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Kilbirnie and Beith
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Mid 19th century. 2 storeys and attic, 4 bays. Pilastered shopfronts to ground with continuous entablature above (modern shop fascias to frieze); door to centre R to flats above. 4 windows to 1st floor with moulded, lugged architraves and raised cills; eaves course and cornice. 2 later piended and canted dormers. Painted ashlar.
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen (2003).
UPVC glazing replacing traditional timber sash and case 12-pane windows; formerly 2-pane and 4-pane dormer windows.
INTERIOR: not seen (2003).
The building is shown in an early 20th century photograph (Reid, above) with Gavin Gibson's butchers to the left and Mrs Ferguson's bakery to the right. The shopfronts had large expanses of plate glass and were canted into the doorways. The proprietors' names were painted onto the frieze above. The photograph also shows the original glazing with the frames painted a dark colour. At present (2003) the building is empty and dilapidated and the shopfronts have been altered in the late 20th century. Roller shutters have been added which detract from the quality of the façade. The building still retains sufficient features however to remain listed, such as the fine ashlar façade, lugged window surrounds and pilastered shopfronts.
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