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Latitude: 55.4322 / 55°25'55"N
Longitude: -4.634 / 4°38'2"W
OS Eastings: 233435
OS Northings: 618520
OS Grid: NS334185
Mapcode National: GBR 39.ZX6T
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.SQJH
Plus Code: 9C7QC9J8+V9
Entry Name: 2 Doonholm Road, Ayr
Listing Name: 2 Doonholm Road Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356916
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21570
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Circa 1800. 2-storey, 3-bay (main house, with 2-bay single storey wing), rectangular-plan classical detached house. Render; painted margins and quoins. Base course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance; pedimented, fluted Doric columned doorpiece; finely detailed triglyph and metope entablature; mutule detailing to pediment; timber door; narrow letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; single windows flanking at ground and 1st floor. 2 single windows to wing to right.
SW (REAR) ELEVATION: central glazed timber door and sidelight to right; single window aligned above at 1st floor; flanking tripartite windows at ground floor; single windows at 1st floor; 2 single windows to wing to left.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: blank.
NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: steps to glazed timber door; 2 square windows above; single window to left.
Predominantly plate glass, 4- and 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; stone skews; rooflights; corniced gablehead stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GATEPIERS, GATES AND BOUNDARY WALL: square-plan stone gatepiers to central pedestrian entrance and vehicular entrance to left; single iron gate to pedestrian entrance, 2-leaf iron gate to vehicular entrance; high coped rubble boundary wall enclosing site.
Good example of early 19th century classical building in the predominantly later 19th century/20th century architecture in Alloway village. Of particular note is the finely detailed doorpiece with its triglyph and metope entablature.