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84 and 86 High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4635 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.63 / 4°37'48"W

OS Eastings: 233820

OS Northings: 621997

OS Grid: NS338219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY9H

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VXDZ

Entry Name: 84 and 86 High Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357005

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21622

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

John Baird II, 1883. 4-storey, 2-bay, twin crowstep-gabled baronial tenement with shop at ground. Coursed and squared grey sandstone. Cornice to shop front at ground; cill course to 2nd floor. Moulded openings to windows. Square panels to gables; pierced circular pinnacle to right gable only.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: timber door with large square fanlight to centre at ground; recessed 2-leaf doors to outer left; modern shopfront to right; glazed entrance door to left, shop window to right. Regular fenestration to upper floors; 1st and 2nd floor windows set in slightly advanced bays; 2 small slit windows to centre of each floor; corbel table between 2nd and 3rd floor.

12-pane timber sash and case glazing to upper floors. Grey slate roof.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Distinctive 4-storey, twin-gabled baronial building in the predominantly 2- and 3-storey classical section in the N of the High Street.

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