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Wellington Square, Monument to Archibald William, Earl of Eglinton and Wintoun

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4612 / 55°27'40"N

Longitude: -4.6372 / 4°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 233358

OS Northings: 621762

OS Grid: NS333217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y2WF

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RZ0Q

Entry Name: Wellington Square, Monument to Archibald William, Earl of Eglinton and Wintoun

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357252

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21822

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), 1865. Stepped granite square-plan plinth; concave moulding to plinth base; surmounting bronze figure facing W. W face reads "In memory of Archibald William, Earl of Eglinton and Wintoun PC.. K.T.. K.P.. Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1843-61, Lord Rector of Glasgow University 1852-3 and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1852 & 1858-9. Born 29th September 1812, died 4th October 1861. This statue was erected by a public subscription of all ranks and classes in testimony of admiration for his public character, of affectionate remembrance of his private virtues and of universal regret for the loss occasioned to his friends and to his country by his too early death."

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, Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, War Memorial, and Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls.

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