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7 and 9 Miller Road Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4579 / 55°27'28"N

Longitude: -4.6304 / 4°37'49"W

OS Eastings: 233772

OS Northings: 621370

OS Grid: NS337213

Mapcode National: GBR 39.YBF8

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.V27R

Entry Name: 7 and 9 Miller Road Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357066

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21674

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, 4-bay pair of villas (villa to left, remodelled). Painted coursed sandstone (rubble to sides). Base course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrances to outer bays at ground floor; slim-columned, corniced, block-pedimented doorpiece to No 7; glazed timber door; margined, corniced doorpiece to No 9; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; single windows aligned above at 1st floor to both entrances. Advanced, pilastered and pedimented inner bay to No 7, tripartite windows at both floors; single windows at both floors to inner bay (window at ground floor corniced) of No 9.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows (modern at 1st floor to No 9). Grey slate roof; stone skews; rooflights; coped gablehead and central ridge stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALL: low coped boundary wall enclosing entrance elevation (low gatepier to outer right delineating boundary wall); modern railings and gate to No 7.

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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