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4 Barns Street

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4609 / 55°27'39"N

Longitude: -4.6343 / 4°38'3"W

OS Eastings: 233538

OS Northings: 621721

OS Grid: NS335217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y3JK

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SZCY

Entry Name: 4 Barns Street

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394537

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47144

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house forming part of terrace. Render. Eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Painted margins to openings.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central cavetto splayed doorpiece; steps to timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; flanking single windows at ground and 1st floor. 2 piended dormers to outer left and right at attic. Low timber entrance door to outer right.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

REFERENCES: John Wood's Plan of Ayr, 1818 (evident); feued 1814 (information courtesy of Robert Close); William Dodd "Ayr: A Study of Urban Growth" in AYRSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS, Vol 10 (1972), pp338, 358, 359; Rob Close AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN (1992), p23; Dane Love PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AYR (1995), p10; NMRS Photographic Archive (AY/5036).

NOTES: Nos 1-29 (Inclusive Nos, no No 13 and 30, 32 Fullarton Street) form B Group. The N side of Barns Street formed Ayr's first regular terrace development (Dodd, p358).

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ITEM NO 48

6 BARNS STREET

Group with Items: B Group (see Notes) CAT: B

Map Ref: NS 3356 Date of Listing: 5.2.71

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Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay house forming part of terrace. Painted render. Eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Painted margins to openings; blocked ground floor cills.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to 2 corniced block-pedimented doorpieces to outer right and penultimate bay to left; timber doors and letterbox fanlights (leaded to outer right); single windows to left of doorpieces at ground; regular fenestration at 1st floor. 2 canted dormers to outer left and right at attic.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

REFERENCES: John Wood's Plan of Ayr, 1818 (evident); William Dodd "Ayr: A Study of Urban Growth" in AYRSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS, Vol 10 (1972), pp338, 358, 359; Rob Close AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN (1992), p23; Dane Love PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AYR (1995), p10; NMRS Photographic Archive (AY/5033).

NOTES: Nos 1-29 (Inclusive Nos, no No 13 and 30, 32 Fullarton Street) form B Group. The N side of Barns Street formed Ayr's first regular terrace development (Dodd, p358).

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ITEM NO 49

8 BARNS STREET

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 4-bay house forming part of terrace. Painted render. Eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Margins to openings.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to doorpieces; columnar block-pedimented corniced doorpiece to penultimate bay to left; pilastered block-pedimented, corniced doorpiece to outer right; timber doors and leaded letterbox fanlights to both; single windows to left of doorpieces at ground floor; regular fenestration at 1st floor.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

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).

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