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40-46 Smith Street, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4583 / 55°27'29"N

Longitude: -4.6274 / 4°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 233965

OS Northings: 621414

OS Grid: NS339214

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y54B

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.W2ND

Plus Code: 9C7QF95F+82

Entry Name: 40-46 Smith Street, Ayr

Listing Name: 40-46 (Even Nos) Smith Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394613

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47239

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200394613

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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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; parapet. Pediments and pilasters to central windows at 1st floor; architraved surrounds to central windows at 2nd floor; oriel windows to outer bays. Decorative curvilinear detail beneath central wallhead stack.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: pilastered doorpiece to No 44; arched keyblocked surround, timber door, split fanlight; entrances to left to 2 shops to right, glazed doors and shop windows (see Notes); glazed timber door to right of shop to left; regular fenestration at upper floors.

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

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with 24-30 (Even Nos), 32-38 (Even Nos) and 48-56 (Even Nos) Smith Street. 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 right also forms part of listing for Nos 32-38 (Even Nos) Smith Street.

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