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Wellington Square, Monument to James George Smith Neill, Cb

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4612 / 55°27'40"N

Longitude: -4.6354 / 4°38'7"W

OS Eastings: 233472

OS Northings: 621751

OS Grid: NS334217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y38S

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RZWR

Entry Name: Wellington Square, Monument to James George Smith Neill, Cb

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357251

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21821

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Matthew Noble (Sculptor), 1859. Stepped granite rectangular-plan plinth; bronze tablet to W face depicting battle scene; pulvinated bronze band; surmounting bronze figure facing E. W face reads "Erected by public subscription 1859." E face reads "Aide-de-Camp to the Queen, Lieutenant Colonel in the Madras Army. Brigadier General in India. A brave, resolute, self-reliant soldier, universally acknowledged as the first who stemmed the torrent of rebellion in Bengal. He fell gloriously at the relief of Lucknow, 25th September 1857, aged 47."

Statement of Interest

B Group with Nos 1-12 (Inclusive), 16-27 (Inclusive), Sheriff Court (No 14), County Buildings, Monuments to Earl of Eglinton and Wintoun, Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, War Memorial, and Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls.

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