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Latitude: 55.4575 / 55°27'26"N
Longitude: -4.6352 / 4°38'6"W
OS Eastings: 233467
OS Northings: 621340
OS Grid: NS334213
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y9C6
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R3Y1
Plus Code: 9C7QF947+XW
Entry Name: Elmsley, 7 Racecourse Road, Ayr
Listing Name: 7 Racecourse Road, Elmsley Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357162
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21731
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay villa, with recessed single storey wings. Ashlar; rusticated at ground floor. Vermiculated base course; central dividing band course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Shouldered, flat arches to ground floor windows; aprons to 1st floor windows (below cill course).
NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps with terminating low piers with ball finials lead to entrance; 2-leaf timber door; flanking side lights; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Flanking single windows at ground and 1st floor. Recessed single storey block-pedimented wings; single window to left; 2-leaf timber doors to right.
SW ELEVATION: ground floor obscured by wing; window off-centre to left of 1st floor.
SE AND NE ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.
4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; wallhead corniced stacks; polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: gatepiers to pedestrian entrance to left; single gatepier to vehicular entrance to right; low coped boundary wall.
Good example of later 19th century villa architecture. Notable for its detailing, including the rusticated ground floor, apron panels and vermiculated base course.