History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

2-6 (Even Nos) New Bridge Street

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Entry 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

Find accommodation in
Ayr

Description

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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.