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12 Newmarket Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4634 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.631 / 4°37'51"W

OS Eastings: 233760

OS Northings: 621981

OS Grid: NS337219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XY1T

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TYZ3

Entry Name: 12 Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357124

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21713

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, altered mid 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay tenement with shop at ground floor. Painted render. Corniced mid 19th century shopfront at ground floor; 2nd floor windows break eaves to form gabled timber boarded dormers. Painted margins to windows at 1st and 2nd floors.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central timber glazed entrance door with letterbox fanlight to shopfront at ground floor; flanking shop windows. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors.

Leaded casement windows at 1st floor; 12-pane timber sash and case windows at attic. Grey slate roof; coped brick stacks; circular cans.

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), 71, 4, 6-10 (Even Nos), 18-22 (Even Nos), 30-38 (Even Nos), 40 and 42, 44 and 46, 48 and 50-66 (Even Nos) Newmarket Street. Shop at ground also forms part of Nos 6-10 (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.

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