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158 and 160 High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357019

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21634

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

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.

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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