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1-5 (Odd Nos) South Harbour Street

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4649 / 55°27'53"N

Longitude: -4.6322 / 4°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 233688

OS Northings: 622159

OS Grid: NS336221

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XQ25

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TWCW

Entry Name: 1-5 (Odd Nos) South Harbour Street

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357228

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21800

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, with later alterations. 3-storey, 3-bay house forming part of terrace overlooking New Bridge. Painted render. 1st and 2nd floor cill courses; corniced band course dividing 1st and 2nd floors (former cornice). Tripartite openings at upper floors (left section blocked to central bay).

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central columned, corniced and pedimented doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; central entrance to modern shopfront to right, flanking shop windows; central entrance to shopfront to left, 2-leaf timber door, deep letterbox fanlight, flanking shop windows. Regular fenestration at upper floors.

SW (BOAT VENNAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay. Regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors.

Modern shop windows at ground floor; plate glass timber sash and case windows at upper floors to entrance elevation (some remaining 12-pane windows to rear). Grey slate roof; rooflight; corniced stack to right; circular cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Lower roofline than adjoining 2 New Bridge Street, higher roofline than No 7 South Harbour Street (see separate list descriptions). Corniced band course, suggests building was originally 2-storey and later raised to 3 storeys. Public bar at ground to left, shop to right. Upper storeys generously lit by tripartite windows.

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