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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
Entry Name: 15 and 17 Citadel Place Including Gates and Railings
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356886
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21551
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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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