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Latitude: 55.4619 / 55°27'42"N
Longitude: -4.6298 / 4°37'47"W
OS Eastings: 233824
OS Northings: 621813
OS Grid: NS338218
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XYCD
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.VZH7
Plus Code: 9C7QF96C+P3
Entry Name: 155-157 High Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 155, 157 High Street and 2, 4 Carrick Street
Listing Date: 29 March 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394580
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47200
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century. 3-storey, 5-bay corner-site tenement with modern shops at ground floor. Polished red ashlar. Giant pilasters divide bays. Triglyph frieze to cornice; balustraded parapet with dies and rectangular panel (to SE elevation).
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrances to modern shopfronts at ground floor; 2-leaf modern glazed door to shopfront to right, flanking shop windows; single aluminium glazed door to shopfront to left, flanking shop windows. Regular fenestration to upper floors.
SE (CARRICK STREET) ELEVATION: 5-bay. Modern shopfront at ground. Regular fenestration to upper floors (flanking central bays blind).
Plate glass (2-pane to upper sashes) and 4-pane timber sash and case windows; grey slate piend roof; modern dormer to SE elevation.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
Distinctive for its use of red sandstone in the central section of the High Street. The tenement is notable for its bold dividing pilasters and balustraded parapet.