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Latitude: 55.4617 / 55°27'42"N
Longitude: -4.637 / 4°38'13"W
OS Eastings: 233374
OS Northings: 621811
OS Grid: NS333218
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWG1
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RZ3C
Plus Code: 9C7QF967+M6
Entry Name: Nos 12,14 and 15 Wellington Square, Ayr
Listing Name: 12, 14 and 15 Wellington Square including railings and gates, Ayr
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Last Amended: 3 February 2021
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394627
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47249
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
South (entrance) elevation: central stepped platts oversailing basements to double entrances; timber and glazed timber doors at centre to each pair (penultimate bay to left forms window); decorative looped work above; flanking single windows; regular fenestration at first floor; two canted dormers at centre, single dormer to outer right at attic. Four single windows to centre at basement; two single windows to outer bays; glazed timber doors to re-entrant angles (boarded timber to bay to outer left). Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows (four-pane to attic dormers to outer left and right, twelve-pane to basement to outer left); rooflights. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.
Interior: not seen 1998.
Railings and Gates: ashlar copes surmounted by spear-headed iron railings (urn finials delineate sections); two gates to central bays; single gates to outer left and right.
B Group comprising 1 Wellington Square (see LB21815), 2 and 3 Wellington Square (see LB47242), 4 Wellington Square (see LB47243), 5 and 6 Wellington Square (see LB47244), 7 and 8 Wellington Square (see LB47245), 9 Wellington Square (see LB47246), 10 Wellington Square (see LB47247), 11 Wellington Square (see LB47248), 12, 14 and 15 Wellington Square (see LB47249) , 16 Wellington Square (see LB21816), 17 Wellington Square (see LB47251), 18 Wellington Square (see LB47252), 19 Wellington Square (see LB47253), 20 Wellington Square (see LB47254), 21 Wellington Square (see LB47255), 22 Wellington Square (see LB47256), 23 Wellington Square (see LB47257), 24 Wellington Square (see LB47258), 25 Wellington Square (see LB21817), 26 Wellington Square (see LB21818), 27 Wellington Square (see LB21819) , Ayr Sheriff Court (see LB21820), County Buildings (see LB47250), Monuments to Archibald William, Earl of Eglinton and Wintoun (see LB21822), Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran (see LB21823), War Memorial (see LB47259).
The palace-fronted square as proposed by John Robertson in 1799 was not pursued, instead individual feuars were allowed to develop the square.
The property has been subdivided and there may be other addresses associated with this listing.
Statutory address revised in 2021.Previously listed as '12 Wellington Square including railings and gates, Ayr'.
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