Basic Site Details

Name: Marks & Spencer store
Town, district or village: Ayr
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 140-45, High Street(?)Yes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21935   
Item 2 of 21953 Proposed9 October 1953

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6Robert LutyensDesigner 1935 In association with J M Monro & Son
Item 2 of 6Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA1935 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 3 of 6Geoffrey James MonroArchitectA1935 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 4 of 6J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA1935 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 5 of 6John ForbesArchitectA1935 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 6 of 6J M Monro & SonArchitectural practice 9 October 1953 * New buildings

* earliest date known from documented sources.


References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Burton, Neil Robert Lutyens and Marks & Spencer Thirties Society Journal no 5 
Item 2 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp141
Item 3 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp13
Item 4 of 4Gregory, Neil2003Monro and Partners: shopping in Scotland with Marks and Spencer Architectural Heritage, Vol XIV, pp67-85p72

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder9 October 1953  p560