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Latitude: 57.6306 / 57°37'50"N
Longitude: -2.5408 / 2°32'26"W
OS Eastings: 367804
OS Northings: 860204
OS Grid: NJ678602
Mapcode National: GBR N82K.BRR
Mapcode Global: WH8M1.YG8M
Plus Code: 9C9VJFJ5+7M
Entry Name: Alvah Manse
Listing Name: Kirkton of Alvah, the Manse, with Garden Walls and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 4 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333867
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2892
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Tagged with: Manse
1764, enlarged and remodelled 1870. 2-storey, 3-bay manse with single storey and attic service wing at rear. Harled, with Turriff sandstone ashlar margins, band course, blocking courses and finials. Gablet copings.
E ELEVATION: slightly advanced, gabled central bay; steps to door with strip fanlight and bracketed cornice at ground. Window at 1st floor with moulded cill course continued as stepped string course to flanking bays. Ashlar, battlemented blocking course (parapet), and gablehead with blind bulls-eye and finial. Ashlar, canted windows flanking at ground floor with moulded cornice and battlemented blocking course. 1st floor windows breaking eaves in gabled dormerheads with finials.
2 blinded windows at each floor to S gable. Single window to each floor to N. Wing at right angles to rear with gabled dormerhead, additional wing in re-entrant angle. Sash and case windows with 4-pane glazing pattern. Ashlar coped skews with gablet skewputts, corniced stacks.
WALLS AND GATEPIERS: Ashlar coped, harled boundary wall to garden, square ashlar, corniced gatepiers to S with wrought- and cast-iron gates.
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