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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394613
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47239
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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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