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23 South Street

A Category B Listed Building in Aberchirder, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5594 / 57°33'33"N

Longitude: -2.6278 / 2°37'39"W

OS Eastings: 362536

OS Northings: 852323

OS Grid: NJ625523

Mapcode National: GBR M8WR.0X7

Mapcode Global: WH8MD.L8W6

Entry Name: 23 South Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354355

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19928

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberchirder

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Aberchirder

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house on raised ground. Squared and coursed granite with ashlar dressings, base course and eaves course.

S ELEVATION: bays grouped towards centre; round-arched, cavetto moulded doorway at centre, modern and semi-circular fanlight. Windows flanking at ground. Squat Venetian window to centre at 1st floor, windows to outer bays.

N ELEVATION: small windows at ground, stair window to centre at 1st floor, small window to outer bays. Later window W gable at 1st floor.

Regrettable modern 2-pane pivot windows to S elevation, 4-pane glazing in sash and case windows survives at rear. Graded grey slates, coped ashlar skews and stacks, ashlar ridge, moulded skewputts, decorative cans.

Statement of Interest

In a prominent position overlooking South Street, the house has unusual detailing with the cavetto door surround and Venetian above.

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