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3 Newmarket Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4632 / 55°27'47"N

Longitude: -4.6307 / 4°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 233775

OS Northings: 621966

OS Grid: NS337219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY35

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VY26

Entry Name: 3 Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357109

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21703

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 3-storey, 4-bay corner block with modern shopfront at ground floor. Painted render. Cornice to shopfront fascia; eaves course; cornice. Painted strip quoin to left only; painted margins to window openings.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 4-bay. Recessed entrance to shop to left; modern 2-leaf glazed door; letterbox fanlight; single shop windows flanking (additional window to right); 2-leaf timber door to outer right; letterbox fanlight. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors.

NE (HOPE STREET) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Modern shopfront at ground floor; regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors, blind bays to centre and right.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to upper floors. Grey slate roof; coped gablehead stack to left; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with 5-9 (Odd Nos), 11 and 13, 15-19 (Odd Nos), 21-25 (Odd Nos), 27 and 29, 31-39 (Odd Nos), 41 and 43, 45-51 (Odd Nos), 53-57 (Odd Nos), 71, 4, 6-10 (Even Nos), 12, 18-22 (Even Nos), 30-38 (Even Nos), 40 and 42, 44 and 46, 48 and 50-66 (Even Nos) Newmarket Street. The street was developed along the line of a lane in the 19th century, to give access to a new Butter Market on its N side.

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