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1-5 (Odd Nos) Miller Road Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4578 / 55°27'28"N

Longitude: -4.6299 / 4°37'47"W

OS Eastings: 233805

OS Northings: 621364

OS Grid: NS338213

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YBJL

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V2GS

Entry Name: 1-5 (Odd Nos) Miller Road Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357063

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21673

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey, 6-bay mirrored pair of villas. Painted coursed sandstone (rubble to sides). Base course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central pilastered, corniced and block-pedimented doorpiece to each villa; timber doors; letterbox fanlights; single windows flanking at ground floor; regular fenestration at 1st floor.

Plate glass and 8-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; gablehead and ridge stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: tall, square-plan gatepier to vehicular entrance to left; pair of gatepiers to right; low coped boundary wall enclosing entrance elevation.

Statement of Interest

Miller Place (as it was originally named, after Provost Hugh Miller) was laid out as a turnpike road in 1846, but houses were not erected until the 1850s/1860s.

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