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23, 25 Castle Street

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6663 / 57°39'58"N

Longitude: -2.5238 / 2°31'25"W

OS Eastings: 368848

OS Northings: 864163

OS Grid: NJ688641

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.DHG

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6KFT

Entry Name: 23, 25 Castle Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357379

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21938

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

1830-40. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house fronting street. Dark

square whinstone frontage, painted tooled and polished ashlar dressings, rubble whinstone return gables. Centre pilastered and

corniced entrance; additional doorway in extreme left (SE) bay. Panelled aprons to ground floor windows; lst floor windows linked by wide bandcourse; single ground and lst floor window in return N gable. Late 19th century canted wallhead dormers in outer bays. Modern 2-pane glazing in ground floor windows, 12-pane in lst floor and plate glass and 4-pane in dormers. Deep moulded wallhead cornice; coped end stacks; flat skewputs. slate roof.

INTERIOR: simple moulded friezes in former dining room and hall. Fine decorative cast-iron balusters with anthemion design to staircase between ground and lst floors, simpler design to attic stair.

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