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10 Wellington Square Including Railings and Gate

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4617 / 55°27'42"N

Longitude: -4.6367 / 4°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 233391

OS Northings: 621808

OS Grid: NS333218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWJM

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RZ7D

Entry Name: 10 Wellington Square Including Railings and Gate

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394625

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47247

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey with basement and attic, 3-bay classical house forming part of terrace. Painted ashlar. Banded rustication at basement; ground floor band course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course. Architraved windows; square brackets to lower cill corners at ground floor; cornices to ground floor windows.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central stepped platt oversailing basement; timber door; segmental umbrella fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; glazed timber door aligned below at basement. Flanking single windows at basement, ground and 1st floors. Single dormers to outer right and left at attic.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

RAILINGS AND GATE: ashlar copes surmounted by spear-headed iron railings (urn finials delineate sections); gate to outer right; boot-scrapers remain.

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, Earl of Eglinton and Wintoun, Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, War Memorial, and Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls. The palace-fronted square as proposed by John Robertson in 1799 was not pursued, instead individual feuars were allowed to develop the square. Mutual eaves course, cornice and blocking course with remainder of terrace (No 1 slightly higher).

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