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1 Abbotsford Lane, Woodbine Cottage, Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1374 / 57°8'14"N

Longitude: -2.1037 / 2°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 393824

OS Northings: 805173

OS Grid: NJ938051

Mapcode National: GBR SBN.RV

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.NVGR

Entry Name: 1 Abbotsford Lane, Woodbine Cottage, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 26 April 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 355629

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20609

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Torry/Ferryhill

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay traditional plain classical house. Random granite rubble finely finished to margins. Base course; projecting cills; long and short dressings; strip quoins; eaves course.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; architraved and consoled doorway, panelled timber door in pilastered surround, with letterbox fanlight, 3 stone steps so door; window to each flanking bay at ground floor; regular fenestration to 1st floor; 2 canted 3-light dormers to left and right of attic floor.

W ELEVATION: gabled; blank.

S ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

E ELEVATION: gabled, blank.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slate roof with lead ridge. Stone skews. Coped ashlar stacks with circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low coped granite wall to N; high rubble wall to W with pointed coping, brick coping to E, square-plan granite terminating piers with pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

Woodbine Cottage is one of the few surviving traditional detached houses in this area, with most of the original detailing intact.

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