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28 and 30 John Street Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4638 / 55°27'49"N

Longitude: -4.6259 / 4°37'33"W

OS Eastings: 234080

OS Northings: 622016

OS Grid: NS340220

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XZD0

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.XXCS

Entry Name: 28 and 30 John Street Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357036

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21649

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 2-bay paired, symmetrically-fronted classical villa. Painted entrance elevation; rubble side elevations. Base course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip quoins.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: double pilastered and corniced central doorpiece; timber doors; letterbox fanlights; 2 single windows aligned above at 1st floor. Flanking single windows at both floors to outer bays.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: centrally aligned, single windows at ground and 1st floor.

Modern windows. Slate roof; stone skews; coped gablehead stacks.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: central square-plan gatepiers to mutual entrance gate; coped boundary wall enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

Good example of early 19th century architecture in the largely modernised John Street to the NE of the River Ayr. Of particular note is the paired, pilastered and corniced painted doorpiece.

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