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212 High Street, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394583

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47206

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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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.

Statement of Interest

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.

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