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32-38 (Even Nos) Smith Street

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4585 / 55°27'30"N

Longitude: -4.6273 / 4°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 233971

OS Northings: 621428

OS Grid: NS339214

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y55D

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.W2P9

Entry Name: 32-38 (Even Nos) Smith Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394612

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47238

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 3-storey, 4-bay tenement with shops at ground floor, forming part of terrace. Polished red ashlar. Shopfront cornice; 2nd floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; balustraded parapet. Pedimented 1st floor openings (segmental to outer bays); additional consoled pilasters to inner bays; cill blocks; consoled pilasters to 2nd floor windows.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 4 shops at ground floor; inner entrances to all, glazed timber doors and shop windows (see Notes); regular fenestration at upper floors (tripartite windows to outer bays).

Predominantly timber sash and case windows at upper floors. Grey slate roof; central corniced wallhead stack rising from parapet; gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with 24-30 (Even Nos), 40-46 (Even Nos) and 48-56 (Even Nos) Smith Street (see separate list descriptions). This grouping forms an impressive later 19th century streetscape, standing opposite the Station Hotel and Ayr Station (see separate list descriptions). Shop at ground to outer left also forms part of Nos 40-46 (Even Nos) Smith Street.

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