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1-17 (Odd Nos) Queen's Terrace Including Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4624 / 55°27'44"N

Longitude: -4.6404 / 4°38'25"W

OS Eastings: 233162

OS Northings: 621898

OS Grid: NS331218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XVKN

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.PYHT

Entry Name: 1-17 (Odd Nos) Queen's Terrace Including Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357150

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21724

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

1844-51. Single storey and basement (attics to rear to Nos 1, 3, 5 and 13), terrace of 3-bay houses. Painted coursed sandstone. Mutuled cornice. Painted margins and cill blocks to ground floor window openings; moulded arises to doorpieces.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central stepped platt to entrances; glazed timber doors (stained glass to No 11) ; letterbox fanlights (3-light to Nos 1 and 7, 2-light (stained glass) to Nos 11-15); flanking single windows at ground floor and basement.

N (CHARLOTTE STREET) ELEVATION: 2 single windows at ground floor to gabled bay (blind window to left).

Variety of glazing patterns; 12-pane at ground and 6-pane at basement timber sash and case windows to No 1; plate glass and 12-pane at ground, 6-pane at basement to No 3; plate glass throughout to Nos 5, 7, 9 and 17; 4-pane throughout to Nos 11 and 13; lying-pane glazing to No 15. Grey slate roof; stone skews; rooflights; gablehead and ridge stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: ashlar copes with decorative railings surmounting, to basement area and stepped platts.

Statement of Interest

Terrace stands opposite Nos 8-16 (Even Nos) Queen's Terrace (see separate list description). Later terrace Nos 19-33 (see separate list description) modelled on Nos 1-17 stands to the N of Charlotte Street, which divides Nos 1-17 and 19-33 Queen's Terrace.

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