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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357121
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21710
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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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