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North Street, Steading

A Category C Listed Building in Aberchirder, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5612 / 57°33'40"N

Longitude: -2.6274 / 2°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 362560

OS Northings: 852517

OS Grid: NJ625525

Mapcode National: GBR M8WQ.T90

Mapcode Global: WH8MD.M62V

Entry Name: North Street, Steading

Listing Date: 4 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354345

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19919

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberchirder

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Aberchirder

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, 8-bay rectangular-plan granary with vehicle access, at right angles to street. Opposite former market ground. Random rubble with ashlar dressings. 3 large wooden sliding doors at ground floor, divided by, 2 mirrored stone forestairs to loading doorways at 1st floor breaking eaves in gabled dormerheads. Platt of forestairs cantilevered out to facilitate loading. 6 small windows to granary at 1st floor. Boarded doors and shutters. Blue-grey slates, ashlar ridge and coped skews, end stack to N.

Statement of Interest

Probably had something to do with the market ground, and Slaughter houses further to the E. Aberchirder was an important local market centre (OSA 1792, NSA 1836 Groome 1892). Change of use to office and store approved, 1991.

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