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5 High Street

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6631 / 57°39'47"N

Longitude: -2.5236 / 2°31'25"W

OS Eastings: 368856

OS Northings: 863809

OS Grid: NJ688638

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.LM4

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6NJ8

Entry Name: 5 High Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357466

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22017

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Circa 1720-30. 3-storey and attic, 5-bay house. Harled, painted ashlar margins. Centre door masked by late 19th century rustic bargeboarded porch; narrow windows, paired in outer bays. Late 19th century canted wallhead dormers in outer bays; plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows, 4-pane in dormers.

Corniced end stacks; slate roof; pottery ridge.

INTERIOR: stone wheel stair with moulded risers and chamfered newel post rises full height; heavy moulded cornice in lst floor landing. No other original features survive.

Statement of Interest

5 High Street originally town house of Lord Banff.

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