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Wellington Lodge, 4 Bath Place, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4619 / 55°27'42"N

Longitude: -4.6388 / 4°38'19"W

OS Eastings: 233256

OS Northings: 621836

OS Grid: NS332218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XVYG

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.QZ77

Plus Code: 9C7QF966+QF

Entry Name: Wellington Lodge, 4 Bath Place, Ayr

Listing Name: 4 Bath Place, Wellington Lodge, Including Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394554

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47164

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Mid 19th century, with later 19th century addition to N. Single and 2-storey, 12-bay gabled range with entrance to right-angle of Bath Place. Coursed, squared and snecked sandstone (some stugging); blocking course, strip quoins and window margins to S elevation; eaves course, cornice and cills to windows of later section to N to E elevation.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: grouped 2-1-1-1-4-3. Recessed entrance to outer left; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; narrow window to right. Steps down to timber entrance door to centre of 2 gabled bays (narrow single slit window to left), single window aligned above at 1st floor; single window (with labelmould) to left gable (cross finial at gablehead), plaque to gablehead; single windows at ground and 1st floor to gabled bay to right. Lean-to glazed timber porch to left of recessed 4-bay section, glazed timber door to right re-entrant angle; timber door to penultimate bay to left, split letterbox fanlight; single windows to right of both (smaller and lower to outer right); regular fenestration at 1st floor. 2 windows at ground, 3 windows at 1st floor to advanced gabled bay to outer right (narrower windows to centre and left).

S (BATH PLACE) ELEVATION: 4-bay. Square-plan flat-roofed entrance porch to penultimate bay to left; boarded timber door; letterbox fanlight. Tripartite window to left; labelmould. Canted bay to advanced gabled bay to right; plaque to gablehead; cross finial. Single window to recessed bay to outer right; labelmould. Pedimented gateway entrance giving access to garden.

Lying-pane glazing; predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows (modern glazing to 1st floor window to outer right of E elevation). Grey slate roof; stone skews; kneelers; moulded skewputts; coped and corniced stacks; circular and polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS: coped brick wall to left of Bath Place elevation; coped quadrant wall to gatepier to left; high coped wall to rear enclosing site. Square-plan pyramidal gatepiers marking vehicular and pedestrian entrance. Ashlar copes; iron railings enclose small garden to Bath Place elevation.

Statement of Interest

Opposite County Buildings (see separate list description) and adjacent to Ayr Bowling Club (established 1834), the building occupies a prominent siting. It is further notable for its architectural detailing including kneelers, scrolled skewputts and considerable retention of lying-pane glazing.

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