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89 and 91 High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4629 / 55°27'46"N

Longitude: -4.6307 / 4°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 233773

OS Northings: 621927

OS Grid: NS337219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY39

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VY2G

Entry Name: 89 and 91 High Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356987

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21606

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century, remodelled mid 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay tenement with ground floor shop. Painted ashlar. Corniced ground floor shopfront; cornice; blocking course. Corniced, moulded, architraved windows at 1st floor; scrolled swan-neck pediment to central window at 1st floor; acroterian motifs to flanking windows; architraved windows at 2nd floor.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance to modern shopfront at ground to left; 2-leaf aluminium glazed door; timber door to close entrance (No 89) to outer right. Regular fenestration to upper storeys.

Modern windows at 1st floor, 4-pane timber sash and case windows at 2nd floor. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped brick stack to outer right, coped harl stack to outer left (both mutual); circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Nos 85-95 (Odd Nos) form a terrace of early 19th century tenements, with individuality provided by differing treatments to the window surrounds. Continuous cornice and roofline with Nos 85 and 87, 93 and 95 (see separate list descriptions).

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