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22 Wellington Square, Ayr

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4607 / 55°27'38"N

Longitude: -4.6362 / 4°38'10"W

OS Eastings: 233420

OS Northings: 621698

OS Grid: NS334216

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y33H

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R0HL

Plus Code: 9C7QF967+7G

Entry Name: 22 Wellington Square, Ayr

Listing Name: 22 Wellington Square Including Carriage-House

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394634

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47256

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 (blocked) and attic, 4-bay classical house forming part of terrace. Painted harl. Eaves course; cornice; blocking course; strip quoins. Painted margins to window surrounds.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to central entrance; pedimented, columnar doorpiece; timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Flanking single windows at ground and 1st floor (basement blocked). Boarded timber door at ground to outer left; narrow single window aligned above at 1st floor. 2 piended dormers to outer right and left at attic.

Plate glass and 4-pane timber sash and case windows; rooflights. Grey slate roof; coped stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

CARRIAGE-HOUSE: rubble carriage house to rear.

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 21, 23 and 24 (see separate list descriptions).

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