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Latitude: 55.4607 / 55°27'38"N
Longitude: -4.6342 / 4°38'2"W
OS Eastings: 233546
OS Northings: 621691
OS Grid: NS335216
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y3KR
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.S0FL
Entry Name: 5 and 5a Barns Street Including Railings
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394527
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47138
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 2-bay house forming part of terrace. Painted ashlar. Vermiculated base course; 1st floor cill course; cornice; blocking course. Architraves to window openings; cill blocks to ground floor window.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: corniced and block-pedimented pilastered doorpiece to outer right; timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window at ground to left; regular fenestration at 1st floor. Near central single dormer at attic.
6-pane to upper sash of ground floor window, modern windows at 1st and attic floors. Grey slate roof; rooflight; stone skew; coped stack to left; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
RAILINGS: spear-headed railings to entrance.
Nos 1-29 (Inclusive Nos, no No 13 and 30, 32 and 54 Fullarton Street) form B Group. The N side of Barns Street formed Ayr's first regular terrace development (Dodd, p358).