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23 Wellington Square

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4607 / 55°27'38"N

Longitude: -4.6358 / 4°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 233440

OS Northings: 621701

OS Grid: NS334217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y35N

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R0NK

Entry Name: 23 Wellington Square

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394636

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47257

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, 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; 2-leaf timber door; single window aligned above at 1st floor; glazed timber door aligned below at basement; regular fenestration to flanking bays at basement, ground and 1st floors (Venetian windows at ground floor).

Plate glass timber sash and case windows; 12-pane to outer right window at basement.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

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, 22 and 24 (see separate list descriptions).

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