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Latitude: 55.4506 / 55°27'2"N
Longitude: -4.6339 / 4°38'2"W
OS Eastings: 233520
OS Northings: 620573
OS Grid: NS335205
Mapcode National: GBR 39.YPN8
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.S8K9
Entry Name: 65, 65a Midton Road and 13 Victoria Park Including Gatepiers, Gates, Railings and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357056
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21668
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
HJ Blanc, circa 1883. 2-storey (with dormer heads), 4-bay, asymmetrical-plan gothic villa. Coursed, squared sandstone rubble. Bracketed timber eaves; iron finials to gables.
SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to L-plan single storey gabled entrance porch; 2-leaf timber door; cantilevers of bargeboards spring from colonnettes; 2-light window to right. 2-light window at ground, single window at 1st floor to penultimate bay to right; dormer head above. 5-light bowed window at ground floor; detailed cornice; 3-light window above at 1st floor; segmental carved tympanum over; trefoil work to bargeboarded gable.
SW, NW AND NE ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; bracketed timber eaves; terracotta ridge detailing; battered pitch stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GATEPIERS, GATES, RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: gatepiers to entrance to right in Midton Road, decorative cope to 1 only; 2-leaf iron gate and short stretch of railings atop boundary wall to entrance on Victoria Park; low coped boundary wall enclosing site.
H J Blanc (1844-1917). Large gothic villa of complicated plan, notable for its elaborate detailing, for example the finely detailed tympanum and bargeboarding, and the columned porch.
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