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Ladysbridge Hospital, Banff

A Category B Listed Building in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.6628 / 57°39'46"N

Longitude: -2.5887 / 2°35'19"W

OS Eastings: 364975

OS Northings: 863807

OS Grid: NJ649638

Mapcode National: GBR M8ZG.LTV

Mapcode Global: WH8LV.6NKH

Plus Code: 9C9VMC76+4G

Entry Name: Ladysbridge Hospital, Banff

Listing Name: Ladysbridge Hospital, Troup, Administration and Moor Newton Blocks

Listing Date: 23 May 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334249

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3238

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boyndie

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Boyndie

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Alexander Reid (A and W Reid, Elgin), 1864-5; dated 1864. Long, mainly 2-storey, S facing of 21 gabled bays. Dark Rhynie stone, contrasting tooled sandstone ashlar dressings. Centre advanced and gabled 3-bay range of 2 storeys over raised basement lit by 3 large transomed and mullioned windows in each floor; coped wallhead with outer bay gablets with blind slits, centre datestone. Centre range flanked each side by long 2-storey ranges, each with 2 advanced and gabled wings with ground and segmental-headed 1st floor tripartites; multi-pane glazing throughout, some with horizontal panes. Tall coped ridge and end stacks; ridge at E and W end crossings each with plaform for demolished spire; slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Constructed as the Banff District Asylum with 90 beds, the fourth such institution to be built as a result of the 1857 Act for the 'Care and Treatment of Lunatics and for the Provision and Maintenance and Regulation of Lunatic Asylums in Scotland'. 2 decorative louvred cupolas originally constructed on ridge at each end of the building.

Only the Troup, Administration and Moor Newton range is included in listing.

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