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Latitude: 55.4605 / 55°27'37"N
Longitude: -4.6289 / 4°37'44"W
OS Eastings: 233876
OS Northings: 621654
OS Grid: NS338216
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y4R9
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V0XR
Plus Code: 9C7QF96C+5C
Entry Name: 237 High Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 233 and 235 High Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357001
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21618
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
J and H V Eaglesham, 1904. 4-storey, 3-bay Edwardian Baroque tenement with commercial premises at ground floor. Polished red ashlar. Banded rustication at 1st floor; modillion shopfront cornice; modillioned cornice; balustraded parapet; rectangular dies. Giant Doric pilaster order frames outer bays; shields to entablature blocks aligned above (1904 inscribed on block to right). Architraves and keystones to 2nd floor windows; consoled iron balconies; consoled broken pediment to central 2nd floor window; double architrave with scrolled ends and keystone to central window at 3rd floor.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance to modern shopfront to left; glazed timber door; sidelight; windows to right form part of Nos 225-231) square-headed close to outer left. Regular fenestration to upper floors.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows at 1st floor (6-pane to upper sashes at 2nd and 3rd floors). Grey slate roof; brick stack.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
B Group with Nos 219-223 (Odd Nos), 225-231 (Odd Nos), and 237-241 (Odd Nos) (see separate list descriptions). Close to outer left at ground, cornice and roofline mutual with Nos 237 and 239 (see separate list description). Shop at ground mutual with Nos 227-231 (see separate list description). Originally built as an inn, the Plough Inn sign remains beneath the 2nd floor central window.