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Latitude: 55.4635 / 55°27'48"N
Longitude: -4.6304 / 4°37'49"W
OS Eastings: 233793
OS Northings: 621994
OS Grid: NS337219
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY5N
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VY60
Entry Name: 71 and 73 High Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356983
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21602
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Mid 18th century, with later alterations. 3-storey and attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan tenement with ground floor shop. Harl. Modillion cornice to shopfront.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance to modern shopfront at ground to outer right; aluminium glazed door; letterbox fanlight; timber door to outer left; rectangular-grid letterbox fanlight; shop window between. Canted bays above shopfront to right at 1st floor (early 20th century); single recessed window with margins to left. 3 irregularly spaced windows at 2nd floor. Single window at attic to gablehead.
12-pane timber windows at 1st floor, plate glass timber sash and case windows at 2nd and attic floors. Grey slate roof; coped brick stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
Plaque by door of No 73 reads, "Here stood the Laigh Tolbooth, pre 17th century."