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19-25 (Odd Nos) Citadel Place Including Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4636 / 55°27'48"N

Longitude: -4.6361 / 4°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 233438

OS Northings: 622016

OS Grid: NS334220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWP3

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RXJY

Entry Name: 19-25 (Odd Nos) Citadel Place Including Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356887

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21552

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Late 19th century. 2-storey, 6-bay pair of mirrored houses. Painted coursed sandstone; harl to sides. Base course; eaves course; corniced blocking course; strip quoins. Architraves to window openings.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: pilastered, corniced, block-pedimented doorpieces to penultimate bays to outer left and right; steps to recessed timber doors; letterbox fanlights; single windows aligned above at 1st floors; regular fenestration to remaining bays.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Entrance to No 25 to right; timber door; letterbox fanlight; flanking single windows at ground and 1st floor (infilled windows to right).

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: entrance to No 19 to left; glazed timber door; letterbox fanlight.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; rooflights; stone skews; gablehead and central ridge stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS: coped boundary wall enclosing site. Single gatepier to entrance to No 19, single gatepier to entrance to No 25; small stretch of Fleur-de-lis finialed railings to No 25.

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 are the broad pilastered doorpieces and the predominate retention of its architraved 4-pane timber sash and case windows.

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