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5, 6 Monymusk Square

A Category C Listed Building in Monymusk, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.2266 / 57°13'35"N

Longitude: -2.5239 / 2°31'26"W

OS Eastings: 368465

OS Northings: 815220

OS Grid: NJ684152

Mapcode National: GBR X1.FJKQ

Mapcode Global: WH8P0.6MDC

Entry Name: 5, 6 Monymusk Square

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354180

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19769

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Monymusk

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford

Parish: Monymusk

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Circa 1830/40, Tudorised 1889. Pair of similar design to 1
and 2.

Statement of Interest

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. c XVII 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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