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4-6 Queen's Terrace, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4619 / 55°27'43"N

Longitude: -4.6399 / 4°38'23"W

OS Eastings: 233189

OS Northings: 621846

OS Grid: NS331218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XVPP

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.PZQ5

Plus Code: 9C7QF966+Q2

Entry Name: 4-6 Queen's Terrace, Ayr

Listing Name: 4 and 6 Queen's Terrace Including Railings

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394606

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47229

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, near rectangular-plan house with forestair to outer left. Coursed sandstone. Base course; 1st floor cill course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip margins. Painted architraved margins to window openings; cill blocks to ground floor.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central pilastered, corniced, block-pedimented doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door; fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Flanking bipartite windows at ground and 1st floors. Railed steps lead to recessed entrance to No 6; corniced and block-pedimented doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows (4-pane to central 1st floor window). Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

RAILINGS: painted Fleur-de-lis railings surmount ashlar copes to steps to No 6.

Statement of Interest

Using the earlier adjacent 2 Queen's Terrace and 18 Bath Place as an architectural example, Nos 4 and 6 shares mutual base, eaves, cornice and blocking courses. An obvious later detail to Nos 4 and 6 is the use of bipartite windows.

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