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30, 32 High Street

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6643 / 57°39'51"N

Longitude: -2.523 / 2°31'22"W

OS Eastings: 368895

OS Northings: 863943

OS Grid: NJ688639

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.DXF

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.6MTB

Entry Name: 30, 32 High Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357481

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22032

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

NO 32 HIGH STREET: later 18th century, drawing room wing originally associated with County Hotel. Single storey over raised basement rear. Tooled ashlar frontage with painted ashlar margins, harled rear and return gable. Side entrance in quadrant passage; enlarged front window as bipartite; plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows. Piended slate roof; wallhead stack.

NO 30 HIGH STREET: mid to later 19th century, linked to No 32. Single storey over raised basement, 2-bay street frontage and entrance in N gable with flanking windows. Harled, painted ashlar margins. Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows. End stacks; slate roof.

GARDEN RAILINGS AND WALLS: renewed cast-iron spearhead railings with urn stiffeners divide garden from hotel frontage. Low coped rubble wall fronts Nos 30/32 from street; pair plain ashlar gatepiers with shallow pyramidal caps flank pedestrian entry.

INTERIOR: Nos 30/32 now joined as single dwelling. Coved ceiling in drawing room in No 32 with decorative plaster frieze and centre rose.

Statement of Interest

County Hotel, also 32 High Street, listed separately.

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