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2 George Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.465 / 55°27'53"N

Longitude: -4.6285 / 4°37'42"W

OS Eastings: 233924

OS Northings: 622157

OS Grid: NS339221

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XQWC

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.WW4V

Entry Name: 2 George Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356963

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21587

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay building on corner-site, with commercial premises at ground floor, forming part of terrace. Painted coursed sandstone. Base course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course.

Architraves to 1st floor windows.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: glazed timber door to right; shop windows to left; regular fenestration at 1st floor.

SW (RIVER TERRACE) ELEVATION: large shop window at ground to left, 3 smaller shop windows to right; regular fenestration at 1st floor (wider spaced than NW elevation).

Shop windows at ground floor; lying-pane glazing. Grey slate roof; corniced wallhead and gablehead stacks; polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Good example of earlier 19th century architecture, important for its siting near the Auld Brig (see separate list description). Adjacent to Nos 4-20 George Street (see separate list description), No 2 is further distinguished by the retention of its lying-pane glazing.

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