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Latitude: 55.4633 / 55°27'47"N
Longitude: -4.6366 / 4°38'11"W
OS Eastings: 233405
OS Northings: 621989
OS Grid: NS334219
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWKB
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RY94
Plus Code: 9C7QF977+89
Entry Name: 3 Bruce Crescent, Ayr
Listing Name: 3 Bruce Crescent Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356831
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21512
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay near-rectangular house. Ashlar; rubble to sides; red ashlar dressings. Base course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; raised quoins. Scrolled brackets to cills; window and doorpiece margins raised to form pediments; rosette detailing.
NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance; step to timber door; letterbox fanlight. Single windows flanking at ground. Pedimented dormers to outer left and right at attic.
4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; double-height corniced stacks to gableheads; polygonal cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: coped boundary wall enclosing site. Square-plan gatepiers to outer left mark vehicular entrance; modern gates and railings. Single gatepier to right marks pedestrian entrance.
With Nos 1 and 2, 4 and 5 (see separate list descriptions) this house forms a crescent overlooking St John the Baptist's Tower (see separate list description). Of particular note are the double-height stacks, with their canted central band course and vertical banded shafts.