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Whitehills 10 and 10a Knock Street, Knock House and Garden Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6782 / 57°40'41"N

Longitude: -2.5783 / 2°34'41"W

OS Eastings: 365610

OS Northings: 865514

OS Grid: NJ656655

Mapcode National: GBR M8ZF.KKT

Mapcode Global: WH8LV.C8HP

Entry Name: Whitehills 10 and 10a Knock Street, Knock House and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334209

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3199

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boyndie

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Dated 1825. 2-storey, 3-bay house with single storey, single
bay wings slightly set back from S front and projecting
at rear (street) to form shallow U-plan court. Rubble
with tooled and polished ashlar dressings. Centre
corniced entrance in S (garden) front with date stone above
and renewed panelled door; large flanking windows; smaller
1st floor windows.
REAR: entrances mirrored in inner faces of projecting
wings; regular 1st floor fenestration, some re-sizing of
ground floor windows.
12-paned glazing in main house, 16-pane in 10A, modern
glazing in E wing windows.
Coped end stacks; slate roof with modern roof lights, piended
slate roofs to wings.
INTERIOR: centre stairwell with plain balustrade; simple
ceiling cornices; beaded panelled doors and window shutters;
deep moulded skirting boards in parlour (E); overmantel
and simple panelled chimneypiece with angle roundels
(probably painted slate chimneypiece) with embossed
cast-iron grate.
GARDEN WALLS: garden extends S of house enclosed by high
rubble walls; centre pedestrian gateway closed by spearhead
cast-iron gate.

Statement of Interest

Datestone above centre door initialled AM for A Murray and

dated 1825 inscribed in fine lettering.

Though it is said that No 10 Knock Street was originally a

farm this is not revealed on the map of 1825 which indicates

the opening up and feuing of the street, which at that date

had only 2 cottages besides No 10.

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