History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

47 Fort Street, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 55.4623 / 55°27'44"N

Longitude: -4.6354 / 4°38'7"W

OS Eastings: 233476

OS Northings: 621877

OS Grid: NS334218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWVQ

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RYWW

Plus Code: 9C7QF967+WR

Entry Name: 47 Fort Street, Ayr

Listing Name: 47 and 49 Fort Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356951

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21578

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

Find accommodation in


Thomas King, 1824. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay mirrored pair of houses. Painted render; rubble to sides. Base course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; tympany gable.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central consoled, corniced block-pedimented doorpieces; timber doors; letterbox fanlights (geometrical pattern to No 49); 2 single windows to outer bays at ground; regular fenestration at 1st floor (non-aligned). Segmental headed dormers to outer right and left at attic.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows at ground floor; 12-pane at 1st floor; 16-pane at attic. Grey slate roof; rooflights; wallhead and gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

A good pair of earlier 19th century houses fronting Fort Street, notable for their long consoled doorpieces and distinctive tympany gable. Ayr Baptist Church (see separate list description) stands adjacent.

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.