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1 George Street and Garden Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6678 / 57°40'4"N

Longitude: -2.5235 / 2°31'24"W

OS Eastings: 368868

OS Northings: 864332

OS Grid: NJ688643

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.6N7

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6JLN

Entry Name: 1 George Street and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357445

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21996

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, wide 4-bay house with 2-storey rear wing. Squared dark whinstone, painted ashlar margins and dressings. Harled return gable and rear elevation.

Wide corniced pilastered doorpiece with centre entrance and margined multi-pane side lights; circa 1900 panelled door. Later bipartite in each outer bay (note painted later concrete sills). Regular lst floor fenestration. Late l9th century canted wallhead dormer in each outer bays; plate glass timber sash and case glazing.

Corniced end stacks (shared at E with No 2 George Street); slate roof; stone ridge.

GARDEN WALLS: high coped rubble garden wall separates garden from Castle Street and 62 Castle Street.

Statement of Interest

Corner site with Castle Street. B Group with Nos 2-4 George Street.

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