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27 Wellington Square

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4613 / 55°27'40"N

Longitude: -4.6348 / 4°38'5"W

OS Eastings: 233510

OS Northings: 621766

OS Grid: NS335217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XX18

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.SZ4N

Entry Name: 27 Wellington Square

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357249

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21819

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 3-storey and attic, 3-bay classical house on E side of Wellington Square. Painted render (rubble to sides). Base course; cill courses at 1st and 2nd floors; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip quoins. Painted margins to window openings; cornices to 1st floor windows

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central columned, block-pedimented and corniced doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; single windows aligned above at 1st and 2nd floors; single windows flanking to all floors. Segmental-arched dormers to outer left and right at attic.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2 single windows at ground floor (smaller window to outer left).

4-pane timber sash and case windows (with exception of ground floor window to outer right; plate glass to attic floor); 12-pane and modern window to N elevation. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped stacks; polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

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.

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