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Whitehills, Chapel Street, Seafield Arms Hotel, Garden Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.677 / 57°40'37"N

Longitude: -2.5808 / 2°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 365458

OS Northings: 865390

OS Grid: NJ654653

Mapcode National: GBR M8ZF.JFY

Mapcode Global: WH8LV.B99K

Entry Name: Whitehills, Chapel Street, Seafield Arms Hotel, Garden Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334234

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3224

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boyndie

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Boyndie

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Later 18th century with later additions. 2-storey, 3-bay
house with early 19th century continuous 2-storey, 2-bay
addition at S gable forming 5-bay frontage; further lower
2-storey, wide single bay rear wing fronts Chapel Street.
Harled, contrasting painted ashlar margins.
Centre entrance in original house masked by later timber
gabled porch; secondary entrance in street gable; some
12-pane glazing survives in old house, 2- and 4-pane
elsewhere. End stacks (renewed in old house); flat skews with
run-off skewputts; slate roof with roof lights (probably
replacing earlier thatch).
INTERIOR: interior of old house includes raised and fielded
panelled window shutters and turned balusters to plain
centre staircase.
GARDEN WALLS AND GATEPIERS: front garden enclosed by harled
rubble walls; pedestrian entrance flanked by square
harled piers with pyramidal caps with ball finials.

Statement of Interest

Run-off skewputts in original house cut away on inside edges

to accommodate former thatch, a characteristic found

elsewhere in Banffshire.

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