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112 and 114 High Street and 1 Kirk Port

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4631 / 55°27'47"N

Longitude: -4.6298 / 4°37'47"W

OS Eastings: 233830

OS Northings: 621946

OS Grid: NS338219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XYBY

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VYHB

Entry Name: 112 and 114 High Street and 1 Kirk Port

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357009

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21627

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. 2-storey, 5-bay classical corner block with Jacobean motifs. Polished ashlar, coursed stugged rubble to S elevation. Dentilled cornice to shopfronts; 1st floor cill course; triglyph Doric frieze; mutuled cornice; pierced parapet with high panelled and corniced dies. Architraved windows at 1st floor.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrances to 2 modern shopfronts at ground floor; 2-leaf glazed modern doors, flanking shop windows, to both. Regular fenestration at 1st floor.

S (KIRK PORT) ELEVATION: 5-bay. Bay to outer left forms curved angle of W elevation return; shop window at ground; single window at 1st floor. Remaining 4 bays lower height; single windows at ground and 1st floor with exception of steps to corniced and pilastered doorpiece at ground to outer right.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

A distinctive building occupying a corner site of Kirk Port, leading to the Auld Kirk of Ayr (see separate listing).

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