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Nos 12,14 and 15 Wellington Square, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4617 / 55°27'42"N

Longitude: -4.637 / 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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394627

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47249

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Early and earlier 19th century. Two-storey with attic and basement, eight-bay mirrored pair of classical houses (excluding attic) 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 windows; cornices to ground floor openings.

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.

Statement of Interest

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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