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55 Westburn Road, Including Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1528 / 57°9'10"N

Longitude: -2.1156 / 2°6'56"W

OS Eastings: 393104

OS Northings: 806889

OS Grid: NJ931068

Mapcode National: GBR S8Z.5H

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.GGSX

Entry Name: 55 Westburn Road, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 355586

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20598

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Midstocket/Rosemount

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay traditional house with later additions and alterations. Aberdeen bond granite rubble with long and short dressings finely finished to margins. Base course; projecting cills; long and short quoins; eaves cornice; eaves blocking course.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; doorway corniced with consoles to centre of ground floor, reached by 3 stone steps, panelled pilastered door with infilled fanlight; windows flanking to left and right; regular fenestration to 1st floor; irregularly placed skylights to attic floor.

W ELEVATION: asymmetrical; single storey wing adjoining to ground floor, irregular modern fenestration, panelled timber door and window to left return, eaves blocking course; window to left of 1st floor, flanked to right by small window, round-arched opening centred in gablehead.

S ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

E ELEVATION: gabled; flat-roofed wing obscuring ground floor, small window to centre of 1st floor, round-arched window centred in gablehead of attic floor.

Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slate roof with lead ridge. Coped granite ashlar stacks with octagonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low coped granite wall to N of house; coped rubble walls to E and W.

Statement of Interest

Originally called Anne Place House, 55 Westburn Road is typical of the early 19th century houses on Westburn Road, which are of similar materials, but more often on a smaller scale, being predominantly single storey, or 2-storey semi-detached.

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