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10 Carmelite Street, Former Post Office

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6646 / 57°39'52"N

Longitude: -2.521 / 2°31'15"W

OS Eastings: 369012

OS Northings: 863975

OS Grid: NJ690639

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.FT0

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7MR3

Entry Name: 10 Carmelite Street, Former Post Office

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357372

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21931

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

W T Oldrieve, l906. Edwardian Renaissance; asymmetrical single storey, 5-bay former Post Office. Tooled and polished ashlar frontage and single bay return gable. Wide gabled outer bay containing pedimented tripartite window with granite Roman doric columns. Off centre entrance with inscribed bracketted and corniced plaque above; 3 square-headed keystoned windows at left with moulded jambs; plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows. Corniced and blocked wallhead; shallow piended slate roof.

INTERIOR: (l994) interior gutted and altered as offices.

Statement of Interest

Constructed as Post Office; ceased functioning as such l993-4. Plaque above entrance inscribed POST OFFICE. Incised cartouche above tripartite window contains shield with ER (Edward VII) and crown.

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