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Newton Cross, Main Street, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4657 / 55°27'56"N

Longitude: -4.6307 / 4°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 233789

OS Northings: 622244

OS Grid: NS337222

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XQCR

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VW38

Plus Code: 9C7QF989+7P

Entry Name: Newton Cross, Main Street, Ayr

Listing Name: Main Street, Newton Cross

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357047

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21660

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200357047

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr North

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Market cross

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17th century with later alterations. Original monolithic square-plan plinth set on modern coursed base; chamfered square shaft; cornice; ball-finial.

Statement of Interest

Moved from the centre of Main Street, adjacent to the Newton Steeple (see separate list description). The cross also stood for a time, in the Newton churchyard. Inscribed "Newtoun 1675 Rebuilt 1775" (badly eroded).

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