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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357086
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21682
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
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.
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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