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Latitude: 57.2268 / 57°13'36"N
Longitude: -2.524 / 2°31'26"W
OS Eastings: 368460
OS Northings: 815245
OS Grid: NJ684152
Mapcode National: GBR X1.FJJJ
Mapcode Global: WH8P0.6MC5
Plus Code: 9C9V6FGG+PC
Entry Name: Gate Piers, St Mary's Parish Church, Monymusk
Listing Name: Gatepiers on W. Axis of Church Between 7 and 8 Monymusk Square
Listing Date: 24 November 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 349691
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15989
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
D-plan granite ashlar. Perhaps 1822, or possibly earlier.
The village square was laid out on the axis of the church by
Sir Archibald Grant in 1716 the centre of the square forming a
cattle pound for Banffshire drovers. The original houses were
clay-bound stone thatched with heather. The N.S.A. v XII p.468
describes it as almost entirely rebuilt of late by the
proprietor. It was gradually Tudorised by Sir Arthur Grant
between 1889 and 1902
Re-categorised as C(S) from B for Group (2006). The listing relates specifically to the group interest of the subject. It applies, as always, to interior as well as exterior, as appropriate to building type.
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