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Reform Tower Meethill

A Category B Listed Building in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.492 / 57°29'31"N

Longitude: -1.7989 / 1°47'55"W

OS Eastings: 412155

OS Northings: 844661

OS Grid: NK121446

Mapcode National: GBR P8XX.NJV

Mapcode Global: WHBQ8.BYMF

Entry Name: Reform Tower Meethill

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350089

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16362

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Peterhead

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Peterhead South and Cruden

Parish: Peterhead

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

1832. Tall tapering tower of 5 stages, Greek cross plan, top
stage slightly corbelled out with splays in angles. Squared
granite, rock-faced masonry at ground floor, simple cornice
over openings. Crenellated parapet. Originally fitted up as
an observatory, but not completed.

Statement of Interest

Landmark: Note: Meethill House is 18th century, but

Victorianised. Bellevue Cottage has also been of interest but

has a modern mansard roof.

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