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63 Midton Road, Brownhill Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.451 / 55°27'3"N

Longitude: -4.6335 / 4°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 233545

OS Northings: 620613

OS Grid: NS335206

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YPQ9

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.S8R1

Entry Name: 63 Midton Road, Brownhill Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357055

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21667

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan classical villa. Vermiculated base course; cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip pilasters to outer right and left; architraved window openings with raised aprons.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central pedimented porch; square anta piers; arcaded balustrade; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; flanking single windows.

NE ELEVATION: asymmetrical; single storey wing advanced to right, window to centre, blind opening to left return, blind window to flanking bay to left.

NW ELEVATION: various additions and alterations.

SW ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

Predominantly lying-pane glazing; some plate glass timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; pitch and wallhead corniced stacks; polygonal and circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: square-plan gatepiers; vehicular and pedestrian gates; coped boundary wall enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

Marked on the Ordnance Survey map, 1858 as Brownhill Cottage. Good example of early 19th century villa architecture, with its fine entrance porch, lying-pane glazing and classical detailing, for example the entrance elevation strip pilasters.

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