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30 Miller Road Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4583 / 55°27'29"N

Longitude: -4.6321 / 4°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 233665

OS Northings: 621423

OS Grid: NS336214

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y424

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.T2DF

Entry Name: 30 Miller Road Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357086

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21682

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, with later additions. 2-storey, 3-bay villa with single storey wing to left. Ashlar (channelled to wing). Base course; timber bracketed eaves; raised quoins. Barleysugar mullions to canted outer bays; stylised Corinthian capitals; dentilled dividing cornice; raised moulded panels to 1st floor windows.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: coupled column, central entrance porch; fluted columns; Corinthian capitals; dentilled cornice; pilasters flank keyblocked entrance; timber door; balustraded parapet over; shouldered 1st floor window aligned above; regular fenestration at ground and 1st floor to canted outer bays. Bipartite window to recessed wing to left.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: 5-bay, grouped 3-2. Regular fenestration at ground and 1st floor to 3 recessed bays to left, excepting entrance to outer right at ground; glazed door; sidelights and deep letterbox fanlight. Tripartite windows at ground and 1st floor to advanced section to right; consoled balcony to windows at 1st floor (breaking eaves); single windows at ground and 1st floor to bay to left; round-arched 1st floor window breaks eaves.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; wallhead and pitch stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

GATEPIERS, GATES AND BOUNDARY WALL: square-plan corniced gatepiers to outer left; 2-leaf timber gate; additional single timber gate to right; low coped boundary wall enclosing site.

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. The barleysugar moulding of the window mullions is particularly unusual.

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