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12-16 George Street, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4651 / 55°27'54"N

Longitude: -4.6282 / 4°37'41"W

OS Eastings: 233941

OS Northings: 622164

OS Grid: NS339221

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XQYJ

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.WW8S

Plus Code: 9C7QF98C+2P

Entry Name: 12-16 George Street, Ayr

Listing Name: 4-16 (Even Nos) and 20 George Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356965

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21588

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Mid 19th century. 2-storey, 7-bay terrace of 2 tenements (4- and 3-bay) forming terrace. Painted sandstone. Dividing storey band course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Architraves to 1st floor windows.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central timber door, letterbox fanlight to 3-bay section to right; flanking shopfronts; regular fenestration at 1st floor. 3 shopfronts at ground to 4-bay section to right; regular fenestration at 1st floor.

Lying-pane and modern windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; corniced gablehead and ridge stacks; polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Good example of earlier 19th century architecture, important for their siting near the Auld Brig (see separate list description). Adjacent to No 2 George (see separate list description), the buildings form a prominent row, with a near unified eaves, cornice and blocking course.

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