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Latitude: 55.4606 / 55°27'38"N
Longitude: -4.6289 / 4°37'43"W
OS Eastings: 233879
OS Northings: 621667
OS Grid: NS338216
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y4SC
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V0YP
Plus Code: 9C7QF96C+6C
Entry Name: 231 High Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 225-231 (Odd Nos) High Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356999
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21616
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
John Murdoch, 1884. 3-storey, 6-bay (grouped 2-2-2) classical style, symmetrical tenement with modern shopfronts at ground. Polished red ashlar. Modillion shopfront cornice; 2nd floor cill course; eaves course; modillion cornice; blocking course. Rusticated pilasters divide 2-bay grouping. Consoled pediments to 1st floor windows (segmental to central 2 bays); mini-pilasters to 2nd floor windows.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: keystone to central elliptical-arched close; entrance to left to 3 shops at ground; 2-leaf glazed timber door to shop to right, shop windows to right; 2-leaf timber door to shop to left, shop window to right; shop windows to shop to outer left (entrance forms part of Nos 233 and 235). Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors.
4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; apex stacks; circular cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
B Group with Nos 219-223 (Odd Nos), 233 and 235, and 237-241 (Odd Nos) High Street (see separate list descriptions). Shop to left at ground also forms part of Nos 233 and 235.