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211-217 High Street, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4609 / 55°27'39"N

Longitude: -4.629 / 4°37'44"W

OS Eastings: 233870

OS Northings: 621702

OS Grid: NS338217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y4R5

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V0WF

Plus Code: 9C7QF96C+99

Entry Name: 211-217 High Street, Ayr

Listing Name: 211-217 (Odd Nos) High Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356995

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21613

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Mid 19th century to left (3 bays), with alterations by Murdoch and Lockhart, 1909 to right (4 bays). 3-storey, 7-bay (grouped 3-4) Beige ashlar. Freestyle tenement with modern shop at ground floor. 2nd floor cill course; finialled wallhead balustrade flanked by dies and supporting scrolls. Moulded windows; corniced at 1st floor to 3-bay group to left; central window pedimented.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: modern shop at ground floor; 2 pairs of 2-leaf glazed doors to entrance to right. Pilaster strips frame central 2 bays to 4-bay group to right, rising to finialed balustrade. 2 single windows at 1st and 2nd floors; single windows flanking at 2nd floor only; regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors to 3-bay group to left.

4-pane timber sash and case windows to left, timber casement glazing to right. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Part of ground floor shop included in Nos 207 and 209 (see separate list description). 1905 photograph in OLD AYR shows earlier 2-storey building to 4-bays to right, and classical form to 3-bays to left, as yet unaltered to match later building to right. Now forms part of Kyle Shopping Centre.

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