This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 57.6686 / 57°40'7"N
Longitude: -2.5237 / 2°31'25"W
OS Eastings: 368859
OS Northings: 864427
OS Grid: NJ688644
Mapcode National: GBR N84G.6KN
Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6JJ0
Entry Name: 78 Castle Street
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357411
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21966
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Circa 1830-40, probably on earlier site. 2-storey, wide 3-bay house. Harled, painted margins and dressings. Centre entrance with shallow corniced doorpiece with plain anthemion detailing and panelled door. Regular fenestration, the smaller 1st floor windows linked by continuous sill/bandcourse and eaves course. 12-pane timber sash and case glazing. Additional doorway to left (N) of main entrance serving former shop.
Single storey, 4-bay whitewashed rubble cottage projects at right
angles to rear, now serving as store; corrugated iron roof.
INTERIOR: staircase with plain wooden balusters and polished wooden handrail; lst floor drawing-room with deep corniced skirting boards, black painted earlier l9th century (?slate) chimneypiece and later l9th century cast-iron hearth. Small re-used chimneypiece decorated with Prince of Wales feathers in ground floor room (installed l990).