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Latitude: 57.6149 / 57°36'53"N
Longitude: -3.097 / 3°5'49"W
OS Eastings: 334562
OS Northings: 858857
OS Grid: NJ345588
Mapcode National: GBR L8QL.N04
Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.DVHP
Entry Name: Fochabers, 3, 5 Duke Street and Garden Walls
Listing Date: 26 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332218
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1553
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde
Traditional County: Morayshire
Later 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay E facing house with
single storey, 3-bay wing projecting at N gable and further
2-storey wing projecting at rear (possibly 2 builds,
completed by 1825) forming L-plan. Mainly whitewashed harl
with ashlar margins (painted to street); some rear rubble
walling remains without harl. Centre door, further entrance
off-centre in N wing. 2-bay rear wing with large windows
ground and 1st floor in outer W bay. Diminutive centre gable
attic window to N and S gables; 12- and 16-pane glazing
pattern. Stair turret with conical roof at NW re-entrant
Moulded copes to end stacks, that servicing single storey
wing at N considerably heightened; run-off skewputts; graded
Banffshire slate roof; stone ridge.
INTERIOR: some fielded panelled doors and window shutters.
GARDEN WALLS: high rubble garden walls enclose property with
frontage to Duke and Castle Streets.
Stair turret at rear said to be later addition contemporary
with rear wing, the former staircase removed when house was
enlarged. House said to have been residence of medical doctor
serving Duke of Gordon. (Information by courtesy present
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