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53-57 (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: -4.6324 / 4°37'56"W

OS Eastings: 233668

OS Northings: 621967

OS Grid: NS336219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXMY

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TY87

Entry Name: 53-57 (Odd Nos) Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357120

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21709

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. 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.

Statement of Interest

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.

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