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3 Bruce Crescent Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 3 Bruce Crescent Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356831

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21512

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. 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.

Statement of Interest

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.

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