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21 Wellington Square Including Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 21 Wellington Square Including Railings

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394633

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47255

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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).

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