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Mount Charles Crescent, Mount Charles, Walled Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4328 / 55°25'57"N

Longitude: -4.6463 / 4°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 232663

OS Northings: 618616

OS Grid: NS326186

Mapcode National: GBR 39.ZSYT

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.LQQ1

Entry Name: Mount Charles Crescent, Mount Charles, Walled Garden

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394593

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47218

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Coped rubble rectangular-plan walled garden to SW of Mount Charles; open to S overlooking River Doon, with W and E walls swept down; slate-roofed lean-to equipment sheds.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Mount Charles, 53 Greenfield Crescent, The Lodge and 22 Mount Charles Crescent (see separate listings). Original house built for Charles Dalrymple of Orangefield; new frontage built for Lt Gen Hughes who purchased the estate in 1827. The house is now divided into flats. The development of the house is of interest in particular the second development of 1827 providing two large public rooms flanking the entrance hall and octagonal lobby leading into the existing structure.

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