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1-4 (Inclusive Nos) Barns Park Including Gatepiers, Railings and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4599 / 55°27'35"N

Longitude: -4.6339 / 4°38'2"W

OS Eastings: 233560

OS Northings: 621607

OS Grid: NS335216

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y3N6

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.S1K5

Entry Name: 1-4 (Inclusive Nos) Barns Park Including Gatepiers, Railings and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356793

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21498

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey, 12-bay terrace of 2 pairs of mirrored houses. Polished ashlar (channelled at ground floor), rubble to sides. Base course; dividing band course at 1st floor parallel with block-pediments of doorpieces; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice. Apron panels to 2nd floor windows.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central entrances of each pair of houses; paired 3-column, block-pedimented Doric porches (fluted at Nos 3 and 4); 2-leaf timber doors; letterbox fanlights; 2 single windows aligned above at 1st floor; 2 single windows at both floors to remaining bays. Bipartite flat-roofed dormer to outer right of No 3.

4-pane timber sash and case windows; modern glazing to dormer at No 3; rooflights. Grey slate roof; stone skews; gablehead and ridge stacks.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

GATEPIERS, RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: square-plan iron gatepiers with finials; iron railings divide boundary between Nos 1 and 2; low coped boundary wall enclosing site;

Statement of Interest

This short terrace echoes other architectural work in the area, for example, the terrace scheme of Barns Terrace and the Doric doorpieces of Alloway Place (see separate list descriptions).

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