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16, 18 Carmelite Street

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6647 / 57°39'52"N

Longitude: -2.5207 / 2°31'14"W

OS Eastings: 369031

OS Northings: 863982

OS Grid: NJ690639

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.FYC

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7MX2

Entry Name: 16, 18 Carmelite Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357373

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21932

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Mid 19th century, style of A & W.Reid, Elgin. 2-storey, 6-bay former police station; regular 5-bay frontage with left (E) bay slightly set back; grey granite ashlar. Centre door flanked by round-headed windows, outer W bay as round-headed pend closed by double leaf plank door; outer right answering bay as slightly recessed arcade with window. Regular 1st floor fenestration; 4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Quoins, wallhead cornice and blocking course raised in centre to principal 5-bay facade; slate roof.

Set back at E return gable round-headed entrance with cast-iron spearhead double gates; re-set plaque above dated 1675.

REAR: 2-storey and attic, 2-bay residential wing; harled with ashlar margins. Circa 1900 glazed entrance porch enriched with Art Nouveau coloured lights. Single flanking window, single lst floor and canted dormer; 4- and 12-pane glazing. Corniced stacks; slate roof.

Long single storey and attic store with entrance, small lst floor

windows, centre ridge stack and slate roof extends at rear.

Statement of Interest

Plaque re-set from 'Saunders Heritage'; dated 1675 and initialled IG IS.

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