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Latitude: 55.4629 / 55°27'46"N
Longitude: -4.6298 / 4°37'47"W
OS Eastings: 233830
OS Northings: 621933
OS Grid: NS338219
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XYC0
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VYHD
Entry Name: 116 and 118 High Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357011
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21628
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
J K Hunter, 1905. 3-storey, 3-bay Edwardian Renaissance corner block with modern shopfront at ground. Polished red ashlar. Cornice to ground floor shop; mutuled cornice broken by central bay rising to form segmental pediment with stack to left; cornice broken to outer left and right by pillars rising to pedestals bearing urns; sculpted apron panels link windows vertically between 1st and 2nd floors.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance to shop at ground; modern glazed doors; letterbox fanlights; flanking shop windows; canted pillar to outer left. Single windows at 1st and 2nd floors to off-centre middle bay, keystoned window at 2nd floor; tripartite windows to flanking bowed bays.
N (KIRK PORT) ELEVATION: 6-bay. 2 timber doors to lower height section to outer left. Timber door to left in higher section; single window at 1st floor; bipartite window at 2nd floor. Single windows at 1st and 2nd floors to 3-bays to right with continuous cornice to W elevation (with exception of bipartite windows in bay to left); shop window at ground to outer right.
Timber sash and case windows (6-pane to upper sashes, predominantly 4-pane to N elevation). Grey slate roof; wallhead stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
Built for Gordon Brothe, formerly known as the Gordon Buildings.