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Craigellachie, John Street, Primary School and Front Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Speyside Glenlivet, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.49 / 57°29'23"N

Longitude: -3.1854 / 3°11'7"W

OS Eastings: 329035

OS Northings: 845034

OS Grid: NJ290450

Mapcode National: GBR L8HX.X2V

Mapcode Global: WH6K8.10DG

Entry Name: Craigellachie, John Street, Primary School and Front Railings

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333268

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2355

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberlour

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Brown and Watt, Aberdeen, 1898-1900 (dated 1900). Single

storey, wide 4-bay school abutting road on sloping site

revealing plain 2-storey rear elevation. Rubble, tooled

ashlar dressings. Regular gabled frontage with slightly

advanced gabled entrance porches in outer bays, each with segmental-headed light above and slightly wider than doorway.

Small circular turret corbelled out from shallow re-entrant

angle formed by right (NE) porch with painted wooden arcade

at upper stage supporting facetted and slated conical roof.

Centre 2 bays lit by large tripartites, each with roundheaded

centre window. Some original lozenge glazing survives in

upper light; elsewhere modern multi-pane glazing.

Plain bargeboards with dummy timber-frame detailing in

gablets; original rainwater goods; single ridge stack; green

Cumbrian slates with red potter ridge.

School fronted by low coped rubble wall with spearhead

cast-iron railings, stiffened at intervals by thicker bars

with crown finials. Rubble wall encloses playing field at

rear.

Statement of Interest

Change of Category B to C(S) 9.11.87

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