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19 Wellington Square, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4608 / 55°27'38"N

Longitude: -4.6367 / 4°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 233383

OS Northings: 621706

OS Grid: NS333217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y305

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R06J

Plus Code: 9C7QF967+88

Entry Name: 19 Wellington Square, Ayr

Listing Name: 19 Wellington Square Including Railings

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394631

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47253

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Early 19th century. 2-storey with basement and attic, 3-bay classical house forming part of terrace. Painted ashlar. Ground floor band course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip quoins. Painted margins to window openings.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central stepped platt oversailing basement; corniced, block-pedimented columnar doorpiece; timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; timber door aligned below at basement; regular fenestration to flanking bays at basement, ground and 1st floors. 3 piended dormers at attic.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows (to upper pane sash only at ground floor); 16-pane at attic; textured plate glass at basement. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

RAILINGS: ashlar copes surmounted by iron railings enclose basement area and stepped platt.

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 Nos 18 and 20 (see separate list descriptions).

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