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Latitude: 57.614 / 57°36'50"N
Longitude: -3.0982 / 3°5'53"W
OS Eastings: 334486
OS Northings: 858756
OS Grid: NJ344587
Mapcode National: GBR L8QL.MGT
Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.CWWD
Plus Code: 9C9RJW72+JP
Entry Name: Bellie Manse, 11 The Square, Fochabers
Listing Name: Fochabers, 11 the Square, the Manse, and Garden Walls Flanking George Street
Listing Date: 26 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332300
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1617
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde
Traditional County: Morayshire
John Baxter, 1788. N facing 2-storey, symmetrical 5-bay house
with return gable to George Street. Mixed rubble, red
sandstone rubble gables, tooled ashlar sandstone dressings
and margins. Centre door in round-headed recessed entrance
flanked by ground floor windows set behind shallow blind
arcade. Narrow 1st floor windows; paired square-headed attic
windows in return gables; 2-pane glazing.
Moulded coped end stacks; graded Banffshire slate roof.
Modern extension at rear.
INTERIOR: some original field panelled window shutters
GARDEN WALLS: high rubble garden walls flank George Street.
Constructed 1788 as manse; reverted to Duke of Gordon when
the incumbent, Rev John Anderson who combined the post of
Duke's Commissioner with his ministry, demitted charge but
continued as Commissioner resident in 11 The Square (later
named Darnley House). Purchased in 1959 by the Church when
house once again became the parish manse.
Mirrored design with 7 The Square, originally constructed as
town hall and school.
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