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2 Bruce Crescent, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4634 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.6364 / 4°38'11"W

OS Eastings: 233414

OS Northings: 622001

OS Grid: NS334220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWLL

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RYC1

Plus Code: 9C7QF977+9C

Entry Name: 2 Bruce Crescent, Ayr

Listing Name: 1 and 2 Bruce Crescent Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356830

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21511

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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1860. Single storey and attic, 2-bay mirrored pair of houses. Polished ashlar; rubble to sides. Base course; contrasting buckle quoins; long and short cream surrounds to openings; eaves course; cornice. Upper windows break eaves to form stepped gables (segmentally shaped at centre); ball and thistle finials at apex.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central square-headed label-moulded entrances; timber doors; letterbox fanlights; continuous labelmould with decorative labelstops; round-arched bipartite window aligned above, corbelled square brackets. Bipartite windows at ground floor to flanking bays; single windows at attic (labelmoulds with decorative labelstops).

NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2 single windows at ground and attic floors

Plate glass and 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stepped stone skews; corniced gablehead stacks; polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: coped boundary wall enclosing site; square-plan (vehicular) gatepiers (tapered at apex) and 2-leaf iron gate to left, square-plan (pedestrian) gatepiers and single gate to right. Timber gate to right leading to rear of property.

Statement of Interest

With Nos 3, 4 and 5 (see separate list descriptions) this paired house forms a crescent overlooking St John the Baptist's Tower (see separate list description).

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