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44 and 46 Newmarket Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4634 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.632 / 4°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 233696

OS Northings: 621986

OS Grid: NS336219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XXRR

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.TYH2

Entry Name: 44 and 46 Newmarket Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394601

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47224

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay tenement with ground floor shop. Painted ashlar. Base course; cill course to 1st floor windows; cornice; blocking course. Architraved 1st floor windows.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central recessed entrance to shopfront to right, glazed timber door, letterbox fanlight; shouldered surround to recessed entrance to left, timber door, 3-light letterbox fanlight. Regular fenestration at 1st floor. Central piended dormer at attic.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows at 1st floor; 16-pane to dormer. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with 3, 5-9 (Odd Nos), 11 and 13, 15-19 (Odd Nos), 21-25 (Odd Nos), 27 and 29, 31-39 (Odd Nos), 41 and 43, 45-51 (Odd Nos), 53-57 (Odd Nos), 71, 4, 6-10 (Even Nos), 12, 18-22 (Even Nos), 30-38 (Even Nos), 40 and 42, 48 and 50-66 (Even Nos) Newmarket Street. The street was developed along the lines of a lane in the 19th century, to give access to a new Butter Market on its N side. Ogg the chemist was founded in 1836 (Love, p21).

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