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5 Bruce Crescent Including Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Postbox

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4631 / 55°27'47"N

Longitude: -4.637 / 4°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 233375

OS Northings: 621967

OS Grid: NS333219

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWFJ

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RY29

Entry Name: 5 Bruce Crescent Including Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Postbox

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356833

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21514

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 with attic, cottage ornee. Ashlar with lighter pinnings. Ball and spike finials to gables.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central gabled timber porch; elaborate timber bargeboards; Jacobean style brackets; timber door; bipartite letterbox fanlight; flanking bipartite windows. Single round-arched windows aligned above at attic in gabled dormers; bipartite window to modern flat-roofed dormer linking gables.

4- and 6-lying pane glazing in timber sash and case windows (plate glass to modern attic link). Grey slate roof; timber eaves course; coped gablehead stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS AND POSTBOX: coped boundary wall enclosing site; single gatepier to right of vehicular entrance to left; wall-mounted postbox to wall to outer right.

Statement of Interest

With Nos 1 and 2, 3 and 4 (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 round-arched windows at attic and the ornate timber porch (see also adjacent No 4).

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