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237-241 (Odd Nos) High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4604 / 55°27'37"N

Longitude: -4.6289 / 4°37'43"W

OS Eastings: 233878

OS Northings: 621645

OS Grid: NS338216

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y4SF

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V0YT

Entry Name: 237-241 (Odd Nos) High Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357002

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21619

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

William Cowie, 1904. 4-storey, 2-bay Edwardian Renaissance tenement block, with commercial ground floor premises. Polished red ashlar. Modillion shopfront cornice; modillion main cornice. Pedimented canted bay to left; pilaster strips framing; cartouches frame 3rd floor windows to left. Segmental pediment to keystoned 2nd floor window to left; architraves; sculpted apron.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance to modern shopfront at ground to left; modern glazed door; letterbox fanlight; square-headed close to right. Regular fenestration of tripartite windows to all floors of bay to left, bipartite windows to 1st and 2nd floors of bay to right, tripartite window at 3rd floor.

Timber sash and case windows (4- and 6-panes to upper sashes). Grey slate roof; stone skews; brick gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Nos 219-223 (Odd Nos), 225-231 (Odd Nos), and 233 and 235 High Street (see separate list descriptions). Close to outer right at ground, cornice and roofline mutual with Nos 233 and 235.

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