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2 Doonholm Road Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 2 Doonholm Road Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356916

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21570

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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.

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