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2, 4, 6 New Bridge Street, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4649 / 55°27'53"N

Longitude: -4.6319 / 4°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 233704

OS Northings: 622154

OS Grid: NS337221

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XQ38

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TWHX

Plus Code: 9C7QF979+X6

Entry Name: 2, 4, 6 New Bridge Street, Ayr

Listing Name: 2-6 (Even Nos) New Bridge Street

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357098

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21693

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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John Kay, circa 1834, with later additions. 4-storey, 4-bay to New Bridge Street, 3-bay to South Harbour Street with single bowed corner bay, shops and tenement on corner site. Painted ashlar. Base course; deep eaves course and dentilled cornice to ground floor shopfronts; 2nd floor cill course; deep cill course (see Notes) at 3rd floor; eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Architrave surrounds and cornices to 1st floor windows, additional consoles to bowed bay; broad pilasters divide 3rd floor windows (except bowed bay).

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: recessed glazed timber door to centre of bowed bay, flanking side lights; flanking shop windows; regular fenestration to upper floors (tripartite windows). 2 central entrances at ground to 4-bay section, timber door to right with letterbox fanlight; glazed timber door to left; flanking shop windows. Regular fenestration to upper floors.

NE (SOUTH HARBOUR STREET): bowed bay to left (see above). 3 shopfront windows at ground floor. Regular fenestration to upper floors.

Shop windows at ground floor; predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows at 1st and 2nd floors; 9-pane at 3rd floor. Bowed grey slate roof; stone skews; broad gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Prominent corner-site building overlooking New Bridge (see separate list description). Eaves course and cornice beneath 3rd floor windows suggests the 3rd floor may be a later addition.

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