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146 High Street

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4624 / 55°27'44"N

Longitude: -4.6297 / 4°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 233837

OS Northings: 621869

OS Grid: NS338218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XYDH

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VYKV

Entry Name: 146 High Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357016

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21632

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Circa 1884. 3-storey, 3-bay Renaissance tenement with modern shopfront at ground floor. Polished grey ashlar. Cornice to shopfront; rusticated 1st floor; moulded cill course at 2nd floor; pulvinated frieze; dentilled cornice; segmental pediment broken by segmentally pedimented aedicule.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance to outer right to shop at ground; 2-leaf modern door; letterbox fanlight; shop window to left. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors; cornices and segmental pediments to 1st floor windows; lugged architraved windows at 1st and 2nd floors.

9- and 12-pane upper sashes to timber sash and case windows at upper floors. Wallhead stack to rear.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Nos 146-176 High Street were rebuilt on a new set-back street line following the Ayr Burgh Act (1885), which made provision for the widening of the High Street.

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