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35-45 High Street, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4639 / 55°27'50"N

Longitude: -4.6308 / 4°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 233773

OS Northings: 622044

OS Grid: NS337220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY2X

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VX1N

Plus Code: 9C7QF979+HM

Entry Name: 35-45 High Street, Ayr

Listing Name: 35-39 (Odd Nos) High Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356977

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21596

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Late 19th century; alterations by J K Hunter, 1903. 3-storey, 5-bay (grouped 2-1-2) symmetrical curved corner block with ground floor shops. Polished red ashlar to entrance elevation; rubble to sides. Cornice dividing 1st and 2nd floors; cornice; blocking course; rectangular panel to blocking course over central bay; dies to outer left and right. Wide pilasters divide bays (double consoles to frieze aligned above); narrower pilasters divide windows.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrances to Nos 35 (glazed modern door), 37 (timber door), 37B (glazed modern door) and 39 (glazed timber door) at ground. Regular 3-window fenestration to each upper floor bay with exception of central single window bay.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows at 1st and 2nd floors. Grey slate roof; stack to gablehead to right.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

The building occupies a prominent corner site forming part of an irregular square, marking the site of the medieval market area, Fish Cross.

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