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Latitude: 55.4491 / 55°26'56"N
Longitude: -4.6263 / 4°37'34"W
OS Eastings: 233995
OS Northings: 620385
OS Grid: NS339203
Mapcode National: GBR 39.YRD1
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.X95H
Entry Name: 2, 4a-4d, 6a-6d, 8a-8d, 10a-10d St Leonard's Wynd (Former School)
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357195
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21768
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
John Murdoch, 1874. 2-storey, 9-bay near U-plan former gabled school. Red snecked and squared sandstone rubble and brick; red ashlar dressings.
SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: slightly advanced central gabled bay; arched doorway set in square-headed frame; timber door; split fanlight; 3-light arched hoodmoulded window at 1st floor. 3 recessed bays flanking comprise linked depressed-arched hoodmoulded windows at ground floor (buttresses divide bays); 2-light trefoil headed windows at 1st floor. Advanced, gabled outer bays; advanced rectangular-plan 3-light ground floor windows; nook-shafted angles; ball-finials; 3-light corniced windows at 1st floor; decorative demi-pediment above.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 11-bay, grouped 6-5. 6 shouldered single windows at ground floor to higher section to left; 6 trefoil-headed 2-light windows at 1st floor (excepting penultimate window to right). Single central window at ground floor to lower 5-bay section to right; 2 square windows flanking; 7 round-arched windows at 1st floor (irregularly-spaced, deeper window to penultimate bay to right).
NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: grouped 5-1-4. Central entrance with fanlight to single storey section to outer left; 2 flanking windows. 4 segmental arched windows to section to right; trefoil-headed 2-light windows at 1st floor to outer right and penultimate bay to left; square-headed window at 1st floor to left; advanced gabled bay between; 3-light window at ground; 2-light window at 1st floor; plaque above.
NE ELEVATION: not seen 1999.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
Boarded windows (1999). Slate roof; ridge stacks; polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
Built as the Boys' School of Industry, it had 93 boys in attendance in 1891. Undergoing conversion to flats (2000).
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