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6-10 (Even Nos) Newmarket Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4634 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.6307 / 4°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 233773

OS Northings: 621981

OS Grid: NS337219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY33

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VY23

Entry Name: 6-10 (Even Nos) Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357123

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21712

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 18th century; alterations Harry S McNair, 1948. 3-storey, 3-bay corner block with shopfronts at ground floor. Painted harl; black Vitrolite at ground. Painted margins to window openings at 1st and 2nd floors.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central timber door with fanlight; flanking shopfronts at ground floor; shop window to left (see Notes); entrance to left to shopfront to right, shop window to outer right. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors.

NE (HOPE STREET) ELEVATION: 2-bay. Timber door to outer right at ground; small square window right of centre; shop window to outer left. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors (blind window to outer left at 2nd floor). Decorative work beneath skew to outer left.

2- and 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; brick stacks; circular 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), 53-57 (Odd Nos), 71, 4, 12, 18-22 (Even Nos), 30-38 (Even Nos), 40 and 42, 44 and 46, 48 and 50-66 (Even Nos) Newmarket Street. Shop to left at ground also part of No 12 (see separate list description). 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. West Coast Fisheries were established in 1935 (Love, p21).

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