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24 Wellington Square

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4607 / 55°27'38"N

Longitude: -4.6356 / 4°38'8"W

OS Eastings: 233454

OS Northings: 621700

OS Grid: NS334217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.Y37V

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.R0RK

Plus Code: 9C7QF967+7Q

Entry Name: 24 Wellington Square

Listing Name: 24 Wellington Square

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394637

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47258

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. Painted margins to window openings.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central stepped platt oversailing basement; corniced, block-pedimented columnar doorpiece; 2-leaf timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; boarded timber door aligned below at basement; regular fenestration to flanking bays at basement, ground and 1st floors (tripartite windows at ground floor). Central piended dormer at attic.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows; 16-pane at basement; rooflights. Grey slate roof; rooflights; coped stacks; circular cans.

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 23 (see separate list descriptions).

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