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Braemar Village, 8 and 10 Invercauld Road, the Highlander and Lamont Sporrans

A Category C Listed Building in Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0059 / 57°0'21"N

Longitude: -3.3984 / 3°23'54"W

OS Eastings: 315160

OS Northings: 791402

OS Grid: NO151914

Mapcode National: GBR W0.DQJW

Mapcode Global: WH6MG.R5WH

Entry Name: Braemar Village, 8 and 10 Invercauld Road, the Highlander and Lamont Sporrans

Listing Date: 22 February 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337816

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6282

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crathie and Braemar

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Crathie And Braemar

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Circa 1900. Symmetrical single storey and attic, 4-bay pair of shops. Aberdeen-bonded squared and coursed granite. NW (principal) elevation comprising pair of tall central doors set in part glazed canted timber sidelight recesses with flanking display windows. Low piended roof. Above, distinctive triangular-plan set back gabled dormers with decorative bargeboards. Later extensions to SW.

Deep eaves, grey slate, red tile ridge, NE display window retains 4-pane glazing, plate glass to SW.

INTERIOR: modernised but retaining some original elements. Lamont Sporrans retains cabinets from former use as Chemists Shop, and has original corner fireplace uncovered. Both shops have timber panelling laid directly onto stonework.

Statement of Interest

Not shown on 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey Map (1899-1901). Information courtesy of the current owners (2005).

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