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Latitude: 55.4621 / 55°27'43"N
Longitude: -4.6294 / 4°37'46"W
OS Eastings: 233850
OS Northings: 621840
OS Grid: NS338218
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XYFW
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VZP1
Entry Name: 158 and 160 High Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357019
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21634
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Late 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay classical tenement with modern shopfront at ground. Polished ashlar. Cornice to shopfront; banded rustication to half-window height at 1st floor; 2nd floor cill course; banded frieze; cornice; balustraded parapet with pedimented central panel. Giant flanking pilasters to outer left and right.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance to shop at ground; 2-leaf glazed modern door; letterbox fanlight; shop windows flanking; recessed timber door to outer right. Regular fenestration at upper floors; consoled pediments to 1st floor windows, architraves rising from termination of banded rustication.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows to upper floors. Roof (unseen 1998); coped brick stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
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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