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5-9 (Odd Nos) Newmarket Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4632 / 55°27'47"N

Longitude: -4.6309 / 4°37'51"W

OS Eastings: 233761

OS Northings: 621964

OS Grid: NS337219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY1W

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TYZ6

Entry Name: 5-9 (Odd Nos) Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357110

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21704

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, 5-bay tenement with shopfronts at ground floor. Squared, coursed sandstone. Cill course to 1st floor windows. Surrounds to 1st and 2nd floor windows.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: recessed timber door to centre; letterbox fanlight; corniced shopfront to left, modern glazed door with letterbox fanlight to left, shop window to right; bowed, corniced shopfront to right, central 2-leaf timber door; flanking windows. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors; blind central bay.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to 1st and 2nd floors. Grey slate roof; low rendered wallhead stack to centre, brick stacks to outer left and right; circular cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with 3, 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 lines of a lane in the 19th century, to give access to a new Butter Market on its N side.

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