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Latitude: 55.4612 / 55°27'40"N
Longitude: -4.6287 / 4°37'43"W
OS Eastings: 233894
OS Northings: 621740
OS Grid: NS338217
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y4T7
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.WZ1Q
Plus Code: 9C7QF96C+FG
Entry Name: 212 High Street, Ayr
Listing Name: 212-218 (Even Nos) High Street
Listing Date: 29 March 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394583
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47206
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 20th century. 4-storey, 4-bay tenement with commercial shop premises at ground floor. Polished red ashlar; brick to sides. Dentilled shopfront cornice; dentilled cornice; blocking course. Banded pilasters divide bays; consoled pediments to canted outer bays.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: modern shopfronts at ground; glazed door to No 212; glazed timber door to No 214; timber door to No 216; glazed timber door to No 218; letterbox fanlights to all; shop windows (not to No 216). 2 single windows to central bays (consoled cornices to 2nd floor) at upper floors; single windows to canted outer bays at upper floors.
Predominantly timber sash and case windows with 4- and 6-panes to upper sashes. Grey slate roof; stone skews; corniced gablehead stacks; circular cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
Dominant 4-storey building in the predominantly 2- and 3-storey High Street. In photograph dated 1905 in OLD AYR (p25) an earlier 2-storey building occupies site of present building.