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Latitude: 55.4649 / 55°27'53"N
Longitude: -4.6288 / 4°37'43"W
OS Eastings: 233905
OS Northings: 622147
OS Grid: NS339221
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XQV9
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.WW0X
Plus Code: 9C7QF97C+XF
Entry Name: 2-4 River Terrace, Ayr
Listing Name: 2 and 4 River Terrace
Listing Date: 15 February 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357186
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21761
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, 6-bay (grouped 4-2) houses on corner site. Painted sandstone rubble (exposed to side and rear). Margins to openings.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: recessed entrance to penultimate bay to left; timber door; single window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to remaining 3 bays. Lower 2-bay section to right; pilastered, corniced doorpiece to left; timber door; single windows at ground and 1st floor (shuttered window at ground).
NW (AULD BRIG) ELEVATION: 4-bay. Timber door to outer right; 2 single windows to left; 2-leaf opening at ground to canted bay to outer left.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: infilled entrance at ground to left.
12-pane timber windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; gablehead stacks; circular and polygonal cans.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
Occupies an important site adjacent to the N approach to Auld Brig (see separate list description). To the S of the properties are the Ramsay Gardens. A plaque reads "The Ramsay Gardens are dedicated to John Ramsay (1877-1962) of Ayr. A champion sprinter, gardener and, most of all, a conjurer of international repute. Erected by Kyle and Carrick District Council, 1994."