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71 Newmarket Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4634 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.6327 / 4°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 233649

OS Northings: 621987

OS Grid: NS336219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXK9

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TY42

Entry Name: 71 Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 19 January 1982

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357121

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21710

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. Single and 2-storey, 2-bay shop. Timber fascia to shopfront; ashlar at 1st floor. Modillion cornice, rusticated quoins and shouldered architraves at 1st floor.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: tiled floor to central shop entrance at ground floor; glazed timber door; flanking shop windows; 2-leaf timber doors with square-grid fanlight to outer left; single window at 1st floor to right (see Notes).

4-pane timber sash and case window to 1st floor. Roof (unseen 1998).

INTERIOR: 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), 53-57 (Odd Nos), 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. THE BUILDING CHRONICLE notes that the 1st floor section was originally used by the bank porter to 39 Sandgate (see separate list description). "The bank porter will have apartments in a wing in the rear of the main building, with an entrance from Newmarket Street".

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