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2 Barns Street

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4609 / 55°27'39"N

Longitude: -4.6345 / 4°38'4"W

OS Eastings: 233528

OS Northings: 621722

OS Grid: NS335217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y3HG

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SZ9Y

Entry Name: 2 Barns Street

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356808

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21502

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house forming end of terrace. Sandstone rubble. Relieving arches to openings at ground; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip quoin to left only. Painted margins to openings.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central cavetto splayed doorpiece; steps to timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; flanking single windows at ground and 1st floor. 2 piended dormers to outer right and left at attic. Exterior entrance within rubble wall to outer left.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Nos 1-29 (Inclusive Nos, no No 13 and 30, 32 and 54 Fullarton Street) form B Group. The N side of Barns Street formed Ayr's first regular terrace development (Dodd, p358). Coped wall and timber gate to outer left.

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