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Woodside Road, Elizabeth Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Banchory, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0569 / 57°3'24"N

Longitude: -2.4926 / 2°29'33"W

OS Eastings: 370216

OS Northings: 796310

OS Grid: NO702963

Mapcode National: GBR X3.1KS1

Mapcode Global: WH8PS.PW7H

Entry Name: Woodside Road, Elizabeth Cottage

Listing Date: 17 June 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357310

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21874

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banchory

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banchory and Mid Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Later 19th century with later additions. Former T-plan temporary church, dismantled and rebuilt to form cottage. Corrugated iron with decorative pierced timber bargeboards and timber finials.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gabled to centre; lean-to porch with partial glazing to outer left; lean-to to outer right.

S (GARDEN) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Veranda with swept eaves and timber

columns; advanced glazed entrance to centre; 3-light canted windows flanking to left and right. Lean-to adjoining to outer left.

E ELEVATION: gabled bay with entrance porch adjoining to outer right.

W ELEVATION: lean-to at ground; gabled above. 4-pane sash and case window. Corrugated iron roof; brick stacks; moulded octagonal cans. INTERIOR: not seen 1994.

OUTBUILDING: corrugated iron outbuilding with brick stack to N of house.

Statement of Interest

Said to have been a Roman Catholic chapel in Braemar. Several companies, including Edward Bellhouse & Co (the ballroom at Balmoral) and Morton and Scott of Liverpool (relief church, Royal Edinburgh Hospital), seized the market for relief churches and other temporary structures in the later 19th century. Comparatively few survive.

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