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Latitude: 55.4632 / 55°27'47"N
Longitude: -4.6323 / 4°37'56"W
OS Eastings: 233676
OS Northings: 621967
OS Grid: NS336219
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXP7
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TYB6
Plus Code: 9C7QF979+73
Entry Name: 53-55 Newmarket Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 53-57 (Odd Nos) Newmarket Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357119
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21709
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay tenement with shops at ground floor. Painted render. Cornice to shopfronts; cornice; strip quoin to outer left. Painted margins to 1st floor windows.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central later 19th century doorpiece with segmental pediment and lugged architrave; nailhead spandrels to hoodmould; timber door; letterbox fanlight. Shops flanking at ground floor; modern aluminium glazed door to right of shop to left, shop window to left; glazed modern door to left of shop to right, shop window to right. Regular fenestration at 1st floor.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows at 1st floor (louvred upper sash to outer left); Grey slate roof; rooflights; stone skews; coped stacks (stack to outer right stepped); polygonal cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
B Group with 3, 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), 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.