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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
Plus Code: 9C7QF979+X4
Entry Name: 3, 5 South Harbour Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 1-5 (Odd Nos) South Harbour Street
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357228
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21800
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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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