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High Street, St Mary's Church Hall

A Category C Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6631 / 57°39'47"N

Longitude: -2.5229 / 2°31'22"W

OS Eastings: 368897

OS Northings: 863813

OS Grid: NJ688638

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.LXZ

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6NV7

Entry Name: High Street, St Mary's Church Hall

Listing Date: 15 March 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357472

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22023

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

G Bennett Mitchell, Aberdeen, architect, 1938. Harled rectangular church hall on steeply sloping site, with generous use of tooled ashlar dressings and margins. Entrance gable to High Street with wide ashlar corniced doorpiece fronting recessed doorway below radial fanlight. Long 6-bay N return elevation to Back Path terminating as advanced 2-storey gable with corniced doorway below lunette. Back Path elevation lit by 5 mullioned and transomed 3-light timber windows linked by sill course and deep eaves course. 2-storey semi-circular apse (after that of St Mary's Church) fronts rear 2-storey E gable. Simple leaded glazing. Apex cross; slate roof.

Statement of Interest

The hall was gifted to St Mary's Church by Miss Martin of St Catherine's, St Catherine Street, Banff together with her cousins, Misses Helen and Susan Martin. Corner site with Back Path.

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