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67-69 (Odd Nos) High Street, Including Pharmacy Shopfront

A Category B Listed Building in Banchory, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0514 / 57°3'5"N

Longitude: -2.5025 / 2°30'9"W

OS Eastings: 369613

OS Northings: 795708

OS Grid: NO696957

Mapcode National: GBR X3.1X3F

Mapcode Global: WH8PZ.J1K3

Entry Name: 67-69 (Odd Nos) High Street, Including Pharmacy Shopfront

Listing Date: 18 June 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357308

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21872

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banchory

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banchory and Mid Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Mid-late 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3 regular bays. Granite rubble with pinnings, ashlar eaves band, slate roof with pair canted dormers widely spaced over outer bays, with dentilled eaves. Small contemporary skylight at centre. Ashlar skews, red tiled ridge. Original 4-pane sash and case glazing at 1st and attic. Circa 1880-1900 shopfront with pair symmetrically arranged entrances set back between picture windows, which have granite ashlar base course, narrow cast-iron columns with diminutive Ionic style capitals at arrises, glazing curved at entrance splays; timber frieze, with dentilled cornice and elaborate consoles (centre console removed) fan detailed semi-circular timber die blocks over. 19th century contemporary gilded cast-iron pharmacist shop sign (mortar and pestle) canted out on decorative bracket.

Statement of Interest

Rare and unaltered shopfront of circa 1880-1900, with original sign.

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