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10-14 (Inclusive Nos) Alloway Place Including Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4588 / 55°27'31"N

Longitude: -4.6355 / 4°38'7"W

OS Eastings: 233453

OS Northings: 621490

OS Grid: NS334214

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y39M

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R2T0

Entry Name: 10-14 (Inclusive Nos) Alloway Place Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356781

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21490

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey (with attics to rear) 3- and 4-bay, terrace of 5 houses. Polished ashlar (painted to No 14); rusticated at ground floor. Vermiculated base course; band course (parallel with block-pediments of doorpieces); 1st floor cill course; aprons; cornice; blocking course.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to block-pedimented columned doorpieces to penultimate bays of mirrored pair of 4-bay houses Nos 10 and 11; fluted columns; modillion cornices; 2-leaf timber doors; letterbox fanlight (to No 11 only); single windows to outer bays at ground, 2 single windows to inner bays; regular fenestration at 1st floor. Steps to central doorpieces (see above) to 3-bay Nos 12, 13, 14; 2-leaf timber doors (single door to No 12); exterior letterbox fanlights (excluding No 14); flanking single windows at ground floor; regular fenestration at 1st floor.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: timber door and letterbox fanlight at ground to right of enlarged gable, 3 single windows to left at ground (window to outer left infilled); 3 single windows at 1st floor (central tripartite window at lower height, window to outer left infilled); single window at attic. 1A (Alloway Park) The Cottage (not included in listing) adjoining to outer right.

Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows (12-pane to N elevation at ground, stained glass to 1st floor tripartite window; 2-pane to upper sashes at ground to No 11; 12-pane to No 13). Grey slate roof; stone skews; rooflights; coped stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low ashlar copes to E elevation.

Statement of Interest

John Wood's Plan of Ayr, 1818 (proposed scheme evident), Ordnance Survey map, 1858 (evident); AYR ADVERTISER 06.01.1848 (information courtesy of Robert Close); William Dodd "Ayr: A Study of Urban Growth" in AYRSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS, Vol 10 (1972), pp339, 347, 365; N Hynd HISTORIC BUILDINGS COUNCIL REPORT (1978); Rob Close AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN (1992), p23; Dane Love PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AYR (1995), p10; NMRS Photographic Archive (AY/5039).

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