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Latitude: 55.4607 / 55°27'38"N
Longitude: -4.6363 / 4°38'10"W
OS Eastings: 233410
OS Northings: 621703
OS Grid: NS334217
Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y32C
Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R0FK
Plus Code: 9C7QF967+7F
Entry Name: 21 Wellington Square, Ayr
Listing Name: 21 Wellington Square Including Railings
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394633
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47255
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 harl. Ground floor band course; eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip quoin (to outer right only). Painted margins to window openings.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central stepped platt oversailing basement; corniced, block-pedimented doorpiece; multi-paned 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. 2 canted dormers to outer left and right at attic.
12-pane timber sash and case windows (4- and 8-pane at attic); rooflight. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
RAILINGS: ashlar copes surmounted by iron railings.
B Group with Nos 1-12 (Inclusive), 16-27 (Inclusive) County Buildings (No 14), Sheriff Court, 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 22, 23 and 24 (see separate list descriptions).