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Latitude: 57.6653 / 57°39'55"N
Longitude: -2.5233 / 2°31'23"W
OS Eastings: 368878
OS Northings: 864057
OS Grid: NJ688640
Mapcode National: GBR N84G.DRL
Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6LPK
Plus Code: 9C9VMF8G+4M
Entry Name: 8 Castle Street, Banff
Listing Name: 8, 10 Castle Street
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357397
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21955
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Circa 1770 3-storey, 5-bay regular street frontage with return gable to Castle Lane and 3-storey and attic rear wing. Harled with ashlar margins, harled gable, rubble rear.
Wide segmental-headed keystoned pend arch with blocked imposts in S outer bay closed with plank doors. Shallow pilastered and corniced entrance in bay 2; 3 ground floor windows. Regular lst and 2nd floor fenestration with timber sash and case windows; longer lst floor windows mainly with 12-pane glazing; l blind window in 2nd floor, mainly 9-pane glazing.
Corniced end and ridge stacks; corrugated asbestos roofs. Centre court reached by pend.
Interior: room in rear wing with early 19th century simple plaster cornice and beaded panelled doors and window shutters. Staircase with simple wooden balusters and decorative 19th century coloured glass inset to window. Substantial barrel-vaulted cellar.
A large well-proportioned former town house with keystoned pend arch and widely spaced openings, indicative of its 18th century origins. The building contributes significantly to the character of Banff Townscape. The roofline of No 8 is continous with No 6 Castle Street. The central court to the rear is shared with No 7 Old Castlegate.
List description updated (2009).
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