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Fochabers, 8 George Street

A Category B Listed Building in Fochabers Lhanbryde, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6138 / 57°36'49"N

Longitude: -3.0988 / 3°5'55"W

OS Eastings: 334454

OS Northings: 858738

OS Grid: NJ344587

Mapcode National: GBR L8QL.M76

Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.CWNJ

Entry Name: Fochabers, 8 George Street

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332228

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1558

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bellie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Parish: Bellie

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Dated 1777 and 1933. Single storey cottage of 3 bays. Harled, contrasting painted chamfered ashlar margins. Centre door with datestone and worn initials above; 4-pane glazing. Coped end stacks; slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Worn 1777 initials are TF for Thomas Forsyth and (?) IS (presumably his wife). 1933 date probably records slating of roof and other restoration work. Cottage shown on 1783 plan of Fochabers and is the earliest identified house in the 'New Town'.

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