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Latitude: 57.6635 / 57°39'48"N
Longitude: -2.523 / 2°31'22"W
OS Eastings: 368891
OS Northings: 863856
OS Grid: NJ688638
Mapcode National: GBR N84G.LVL
Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6MTY
Plus Code: 9C9VMF7G+CQ
Entry Name: Library And Museum, High Street, Banff
Listing Name: High Street, Banff Museum and Library
Listing Date: 15 March 1995
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357473
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22024
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
C W Cosser, architect, Banff, dated 1902. Tall, austere 2-storey, 5-bay symmetrically fronted building. Dark whinstone rubble with contrasting tooled ashlar sandstone dressings and margins. Slightly advanced and corniced doorpiece with keystoned round-headed entrance, plaque and datestone. Square-headed windows with simple aprons linked between ground and lst floor by deep corniced bandcourse returning
across N gable.
2-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Deep, shallow wallhead cornice carrying decorative cast-iron brackets supporting moulded cast-iron rhone projecting as cornice. Original downpipes with embossed floral design to rainwater-heads. Long rear stair window; rear wallhead corniced stack; shallow piended slate roof.
Though dated 1902 the building was not completed until 1903.