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Latitude: 55.4608 / 55°27'38"N
Longitude: -4.6372 / 4°38'13"W
OS Eastings: 233355
OS Northings: 621711
OS Grid: NS333217
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y2WL
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R00H
Plus Code: 9C7QF967+84
Entry Name: 17 Wellington Square, Ayr
Listing Name: 17 Wellington Square
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394629
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47251
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 19th century. 2-storey with basement and attic, 3-bay classical house forming part of terrace. Painted ashlar. Ground floor band course; cornice; blocking course. Painted margins to windows.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central stepped platt oversailing basement; corniced, block-pedimented columnar doorpiece; 2-leaf boarded timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Regular fenestration at ground and 1st floors to flanking bays (tripartite window to right at ground floor). 2-leaf glazed timber door to left at basement; single window to right; infilled central doorway. 2 piended dormers to outer left and right at attic.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
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 cornice and blocking course with No 16 (see separate list description).
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