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Latitude: 55.4579 / 55°27'28"N
Longitude: -4.6351 / 4°38'6"W
OS Eastings: 233478
OS Northings: 621383
OS Grid: NS334213
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y9C2
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.S20R
Plus Code: 9C7QF957+5X
Entry Name: Meteor Hotel, 5 Racecourse Road, Ayr
Listing Name: 5 Racecourse Road, Meteor Hotel Including Railings and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357161
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21729
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Mid 19th century, with later additions. 2-storey, 3-bay corner-sited classical villa. Ashlar; channelled at ground floor. Base course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice. Architraved margins to 1st floor windows.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central columned, pedimented entrance porch; steps to entrance; modern fascia; 2-leaf glazed timber doors; timber boarding to letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Flanking tripartite windows set in advanced pedimented bays. Modern extension to right (see Notes).
N (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Regular fenestration to both floors (central blind bay). Modern extension to left (see Notes).
S AND E ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.
Modern glazing. Piended grey slate roof; rooflight; wallhead stack; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: spear-headed iron railings surmount low coped boundary wall enclosing site. Large modern gate to Racecourse Road.
Marked as Wellpark on the Ordnance Survey map, 1858. A prominent corner-site example of later 19th century classically derived architecture, similar to the work in the nearby Barns Terrace and Alloway Place (see separate list descriptions). Modern additions to S and E not included in listing.