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Castle Street, War Memorial

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6669 / 57°40'0"N

Longitude: -2.5235 / 2°31'24"W

OS Eastings: 368867

OS Northings: 864230

OS Grid: NJ688642

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.6NP

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6KLC

Entry Name: Castle Street, War Memorial

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357404

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21960

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Dr William Kelly, 1920-1. Polished pale grey granite ashlar cenotaph standing on shallow steps within in shallow hemicycle wall executed of similar pale granite with some contrasting darker, bull-faced granite blocks. Plaques recording names of fallen, l914-19 and 1939-45 set in outer ends of hemicycle, the centre portion of chequered granite blocks with voids revealing glimpses of Banff Bay to E.

Statement of Interest

Plaque records that foundation stone was laid by HRH Princess Royal,

27 May, 1921.

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