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South Street, Laurelbank

A Category C Listed Building in Aberchirder, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5612 / 57°33'40"N

Longitude: -2.6213 / 2°37'16"W

OS Eastings: 362923

OS Northings: 852516

OS Grid: NJ629525

Mapcode National: GBR M8WQ.XJQ

Mapcode Global: WH8MD.P6YV

Entry Name: South Street, Laurelbank

Listing Date: 4 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354351

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19925

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberchirder

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Aberchirder

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Late 19th century with early 20th century porch. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, T-plan cottage. Squared and snecked granite with ashlar dressings. Door to centre; elaborate projecting later addition of painted wooden porch with pilasters, round and narrow windows and cornice. Canted bays flanking at ground. 2 canted, piend-roofed, slate-hung dormers above to attic with billet moulding. Sash and case windows with 4-pane glazing pattern. Grey slates, ashlar coped skews with moulded skewputts, coped ashlar stacks with decorative cans. Low

ashlar coped rubble front garden wall with spear-head, cast-iron railings and gate.

Statement of Interest

Listed as a good example of a traditional type with fine porch and for group value. Laurelbank forms a row with Kinnairdy Lodge and Gowanlea, South Street, to the E. 51 South Street is of the same type. It does not appear on 1871-4 OS Map.

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