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Latitude: 55.4635 / 55°27'48"N
Longitude: -4.6355 / 4°38'7"W
OS Eastings: 233476
OS Northings: 622010
OS Grid: NS334220
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWV8
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RXTZ
Plus Code: 9C7QF977+CR
Entry Name: 5 Citadel Place, Ayr
Listing Name: 5 and 7 Citadel Place Including Gates
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356884
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21550
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century. 2-storey, 6-bay mirrored pair of houses. Painted coursed sandstone, exposed to W elevation. Base course; eaves course; cornice; strip quoins. Architraves and cill blocks to window openings.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to 2 central entrances; cavetto-splayed, round-arched, corniced (mutual), block-pedimented consoled doorpieces; timber doors; fanlights; 2 single windows aligned above at 1st floor. Regular fenestration to outer bays.
4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped gablehead brick stacks; circular and polygonal cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
GATES: 2-leaf iron gate to outer right (mutual with Nos 15 and 17).
A good example of later 19th century architecture leading to St John the Baptist's Tower (see separate list description). Of particular note are the cavetto-splayed round-arched consoled doorpieces and the retention of its 4-pane timber sash and case windows.