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Fochabers, 3, 5 Duke Street and Garden Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Fochabers Lhanbryde, Moray

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332218

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1553

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bellie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

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
angle.
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.

Statement of Interest

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

owner).

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