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134-142 (Even Nos) High Street

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4626 / 55°27'45"N

Longitude: -4.6297 / 4°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 233838

OS Northings: 621891

OS Grid: NS338218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XYDF

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VYLP

Entry Name: 134-142 (Even Nos) High Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357015

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21631

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. 3-storey, 5-bay classical block with modern shopfronts at ground. Polished red ashlar. Dentilled cornice, central bay breaking forward; panelled parapet with dies, pediment to central bay. Giant pilasters rise through 1st and 2nd floors dividing bays.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: timber door at centre; letterbox fanlight; 2 shops flanking; central glazed doors to both; flanking shop windows; timber gate to close to outer right. 2 single windows to central 3-bays at 1st and 2nd floors; tripartite windows to flanking bays; panelled aprons, architraves and cornices to 1st floor windows (no aprons to central bay), pediments to flanking outer bays; corbelled cills to 2nd floor windows.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; corniced wallhead and apex stacks; polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Central pole supports for tram power lines were replaced in 1924 by wall brackets, and one of these remains at 1st floor to the right of the penultimate window to outer right.

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