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11 Wellington Square, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4617 / 55°27'42"N

Longitude: -4.6368 / 4°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 233382

OS Northings: 621811

OS Grid: NS333218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWHB

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RZ5C

Plus Code: 9C7QF967+M7

Entry Name: 11 Wellington Square, Ayr

Listing Name: 11 Wellington Square Including Railings and Gate

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394626

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47248

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Earlier 19th century. 2-storey with attic and basement, 2-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; cornice to ground floor window.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: stepped platt oversailing basement to outer right; corniced, consoled, block-pedimented doorpiece; timber door; segmental umbrella fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; timber door aligned below at basement; 3-light fanlight. Single windows at basement, ground and 1st floors to bay to left. Single dormer at attic to outer left.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

RAILINGS AND GATE: ashlar copes surmounted by spear-headed iron railings (urn finials delineate sections); gate to left.

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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