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Latitude: 55.4546 / 55°27'16"N
Longitude: -4.6321 / 4°37'55"W
OS Eastings: 233654
OS Northings: 621015
OS Grid: NS336210
Mapcode National: GBR 39.YJ2C
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.T5F7
Entry Name: 3 and 3a Marchmont Road Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357048
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21661
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Circa 1810; flatted by Edward Darley, 1958. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay classical house with single storey wings. Squared ashlar to entrance elevation; rubble to sides. Base course; cill courses at ground and 1st floor; central band course; cornice; blocking course. Reeded aprons to 1st floor windows.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: advanced central pedimented bay. Pilastered, corniced doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; single corniced window aligned above in arched recess at 1st floor. Regular single window fenestration to flanking bays; bay to right canted; canted dormers to outer right and left at attic. Tripartite windows to flanking wings; wing to right altered, with urn finial to pediment.
N AND S ELEVATIONS: gabled; blank; ground floors obscured by wings (see above).
E ELEVATION: not seen 1999.
Combination of plate glass timber sash and case windows and modern windows. Slate roof; stone skews; gablehead stacks; circular and polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: iron gatepiers to central pedestrian entrance; coped boundary wall encloses site.
Marked Bellvue on Ordnance Survey map, 1858. Interesting classical house notable for its single storey wings and classical detailing, for example the reeded window aprons.
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