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Latitude: 55.6082 / 55°36'29"N
Longitude: -4.4996 / 4°29'58"W
OS Eastings: 242645
OS Northings: 637788
OS Grid: NS426377
Mapcode National: GBR 3G.MQ69
Mapcode Global: WH3Q9.V9JJ
Plus Code: 9C7QJG52+75
Entry Name: 116-118 (Even Nos) John Finnie Street
Listing Date: 27 January 2004
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397207
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49625
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Kilmarnock West and Crosshouse
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Earlier 20th century. 2-storey tenement with shops to ground; flat-iron plan on prominent gusset site; 9 bays to John Finnie Street, 6 to Bank Street; 1 corner bay; large plate glass shopfronts to ground floor; timber panelled 2-leaf doors. Polished red sandstone with black granite basecourse. Piended roof; broad eaves.
INTERIOR: part seen (2003), nothing original survives.
Timber sash and case 4-pane glazing. Grey slates; ridge stacks; clay cans.
This is a good, solid corner building in the local red sandstone at the south end of one of the most important streets in Kilmarnock. The building is almost unaltered and the original glazing and timber doors are good features. The lack of cills and mouldings is a characteristic element, giving the building a pared down, modern appearance.
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