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Wellington Square, Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4615 / 55°27'41"N

Longitude: -4.6363 / 4°38'10"W

OS Eastings: 233414

OS Northings: 621785

OS Grid: NS334217

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XWNK

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.RZFJ

Entry Name: Wellington Square, Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394639

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47260

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Late 19th century. Polygonal painted iron gatepiers (single only remaining to N and S) and 2-leaf gates (single leaf only remaining to N and S elevations) by Gordon and Winter (Ayr) to N, S, and E entrances to Wellington Square. Polygonal-plan gatepiers; panelled body; wreath frieze; circular finial to coned caps. X-bracing to central gate band; finials to Y-tracery of upper section. Low coped boundary walls surrounding site. Plaque on piend-roofed box adjacent to S entrance reads "Ayrshire Electricity Board." Low coped boundary walls (previously with railings atop).

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, and War Memorial.

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