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Drummuir, Botriphnie Primary School

A Category B Listed Building in Speyside Glenlivet, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4834 / 57°29'0"N

Longitude: -3.037 / 3°2'13"W

OS Eastings: 337922

OS Northings: 844162

OS Grid: NJ379441

Mapcode National: GBR L8VY.CJ8

Mapcode Global: WH7LG.B51G

Entry Name: Drummuir, Botriphnie Primary School

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333196

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2300

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Botriphnie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet

Parish: Botriphnie

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

F D Robertson, architect, dated 1875, additions, J D
Corrigall, Keith, 1905. Rambling, single storey school
with French Gothic detailing. Harled, polished ashlar
margins and dressings. Entrance in centre N elevation under
Gothic ashlar gablet with incised decoration in base of
advanced tower with paired Gothic lights in 1st stage and
bellcast truncated spire. Flanking 2-light pointed-headed
windows under gables with further incised decoration in
tympana. Similar fenestration in S elevation; also paired
square-headed windows with shaped margins; various oculi.
Decorative cast-iron apex finials; coped end and ridge stacks;
piended slate roofs.
Low coped rubble walls surround school and playground.

Statement of Interest

Monogram BPS on E gable (Botriphnie Public School). Tower

above entrance would probably originally have terminated

with decorative cast-iron brattishing. 1905 additions

included a gymnasium donated by a patron.

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