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Latitude: 55.4639 / 55°27'50"N
Longitude: -4.6362 / 4°38'10"W
OS Eastings: 233432
OS Northings: 622054
OS Grid: NS334220
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWMP
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RXHP
Entry Name: 8-12 (Even Nos) Citadel Place and 1 Montgomerie Terrace Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Railings
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356889
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21553
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century. 2-storey and attic (to No 8), 7-bay short terrace of houses (2-bays to Nos 8 and 10, 3-bays to Nos 12 Citadel Place and 1 Montgomerie Terrace). Coursed squared sandstone and render. Base course; eaves course; corniced blocking course; pilastered, block-pedimented, mutuled corniced doorpieces. Architraves and small cill blocks to window openings.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: Nos 8 and 10 form mirrored pair of houses (excluding attic); steps to central doorpieces; timber doors; letterbox fanlights; single windows aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to remaining bays (gabled attic dormer to outer right of No 8). Central entrance to No 12; single window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to flanking bays.
W (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Stepped, railed platt to central entrance of No 1 Montgomerie Terrace; 2-leaf timber door; single window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to flanking bays.
Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows (modern glazing to upper floors of No 8). Grey slate roof; rooflights; stone skews; coped gablehead and central ridge stacks; polygonal cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS: coped boundary wall enclosing site; square-plan gatepiers to entrances to Nos 10, 12 Citadel Place and 1 Montgomerie Terrace; iron gatepiers and railings to stepped platt to entrance of No 1 Montgomerie Terrace; vehicular and pedestrian entrances to high boundary wall to No 1 Montgomerie Terrace.
A good short terrace of later 19th century architecture leading to St John the Baptist's Tower (see separate list description). Of particular architectural note are the block-pedimented doorpieces, broad blocking cornice and the railed steps leading to No 1 Montgomerie Terrace.
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