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Latitude: 55.4511 / 55°27'3"N
Longitude: -4.6374 / 4°38'14"W
OS Eastings: 233302
OS Northings: 620632
OS Grid: NS333206
Mapcode National: GBR 39.YNVN
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.Q7XZ
Entry Name: 3 and 3a Victoria Park Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357238
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21811
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Circa 1848. 2-storey, 3-bay Italianate villa with recessed tower. Coursed sandstone and harl. Eaves course; cornice; timber eaves. Bracketed outer bay window openings.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-stage recessed tower to outer left; single windows at 1st and 2nd stages; tripartite window at 3rd stage. Ball-finialed gatepiers lead to central square-headed entrance; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; bipartite window aligned above at centre; framed with coupled antae opening; balustraded balcony. Regular fenestration to canted bay to left. Tripartite fenestration to rectangular bay to right. Entrance to 3A via return to right; flat-roofed garage covering over.
SE ELEVATION: not seen 1999.
NE ELEVATION: asymmetrical; bipartite window to centre of 1st floor; piend-roofed addition to right, window to ground floor, tripartite window breaking eaves above; modern conservatory to right return.
NW ELEVATION: tower to right (see above); regular fenestration to bay to left.
Plate glass and lying-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; coped pitch stacks; polygonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: square-plan gatepiers; ball finials atop to No 3; iron gates; coped boundary wall enclosing site.
Good example of Italianate villa architecture, of particular note for its recessed square-plan tower.
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