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Latitude: 55.4611 / 55°27'39"N
Longitude: -4.6348 / 4°38'5"W
OS Eastings: 233507
OS Northings: 621736
OS Grid: NS335217
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y3F7
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SZ4V
Entry Name: 26 Wellington Square
Listing Date: 10 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357248
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21818
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay classical house (altered at ground floor for commercial use) forming part of terrace. Painted render at ground floor; sandstone rubble at upper floors. Base course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip quoins and margins. Cornices to 1st floor windows.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central double columnar doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st and 2nd floors. Regular fenestration to flanking bays at all floors (commercial shop windows at ground floor).
Plate glass timber sash and case windows at 1st and 2nd floors; rooflights. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
B Group with Nos 1-12 (Inclusive), 16-27 (Inclusive), Sheriff Court (No 14), County Buildings, Monuments to James George Smith Neill, Earl of Eglinton and Wintoun, Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, War Memorial, and Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls. The palace-fronted square as proposed by John Robertson in 1799 was not pursued, instead individual feuars were allowed to develop the square. Noted as the Town and Country Club in the AYR AND DISTRICT DIRECTORY of 1926-27, this may account for the 3-storey height, in the predominantly 2-storey Wellington Square.
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