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15-17 Citadel Place, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4635 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.6359 / 4°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 233450

OS Northings: 622013

OS Grid: NS334220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWQD

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RXMY

Plus Code: 9C7QF977+CM

Entry Name: 15-17 Citadel Place, Ayr

Listing Name: 15 and 17 Citadel Place Including Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356886

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21551

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay detached house to centre of Citadel Place. Painted ashlar; harl to sides. Base course; eaves course; cornice; raised quoins; painted margins to window openings.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance to cavetto-splayed doorpiece; consoled cornice; timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to flanking bays.

Railed steps to recessed block-pedimented entrance to outer right (No 17); timber door.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: blank gable.

10-pane lying pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped gablehead stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

GATES AND RAILINGS: 2-leaf iron gate to outer left (mutual with Nos 5 and 7); iron gates to entrance to No 17 and to rear; railings to right of steps to No 17.

Statement of Interest

A good example of later 19th century architecture leading to St John the Baptist's tower (see separate list description). Of particular note is the retention of the building's lying-pane glazing and its imposing central consoled doorpiece.

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