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Latitude: 57.6639 / 57°39'49"N
Longitude: -2.5212 / 2°31'16"W
OS Eastings: 369002
OS Northings: 863896
OS Grid: NJ690638
Mapcode National: GBR N84G.MQ1
Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7MPN
Entry Name: 49, 51, 53 Bridge Street
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357341
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21901
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Later l8th century. 2-storey, irregular 4-bay range with pend entrance at right (W). Harled, painted margins. No 49 as compact 3-bay shop front dating from circa 1835. Centre entrance closely flanked by panelled windows, the doorway and windows divided by pilasters with carved composite capitals. Paired windows above with centre wallhead
chimney stack. Pend, single ground and 2 lst floor windows in remainder of building. 12-pane glazing in all lst floor timber sash and case windows. End and ridge stacks; corrugated asbestos roof.
Unusual shop front incorporating pilasters with composite capitals. These are similar in design to those decorating former Banff Academy, a stylistic feature much used by William Robertson, architect, Elgin. The front wallhead chimney stack is characteristic of some early houses in Banff and Portsoy. Entry to No 53 is through pend.
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