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21-25 (Odd Nos) Newmarket Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.463 / 55°27'46"N

Longitude: -4.6313 / 4°37'52"W

OS Eastings: 233737

OS Northings: 621944

OS Grid: NS337219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXY1

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TYTC

Entry Name: 21-25 (Odd Nos) Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357113

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21706

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, with later alterations, John Murdoch 1880. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay tenement with shop at ground floor. Painted sandstone. Cornice to shopfront; eaves course; cornice; balustraded parapet. Architraved windows at 1st floor.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-centred arched Victorian arcade to shopfront (re-clad in modern materials); 2-leaf glazed modern aluminium door to central entrance; 2-leaf timber door to outer left. Regular fenestration at 1st floor. 2 piended dormers at attic.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows at 1st floor and attic. Grey slate roof; brick stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with 3, 5-9 (Odd Nos), 11 and 13, 15-19 (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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