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23, 25, 27 Low Street

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6638 / 57°39'49"N

Longitude: -2.5219 / 2°31'18"W

OS Eastings: 368962

OS Northings: 863884

OS Grid: NJ689638

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.MD7

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7MCR

Entry Name: 23, 25, 27 Low Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357494

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22043

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

1820-30. 3-storey and attic, 3-bay house with later shop fronts in ground floor; wing to rear, No 25. Harled frontage, harl-pointed rubble return gables and rear. Ashlar margins and dressings, painted in street frontage.

Ground floor frontage largely absorbed with later shop windows and entrance, but some original rustication survives (painted); early 20th century bracketted fascia board across full width of building.

Regular lst and 2nd floor fenestration; corniced lst floor windows with moulded jambs; plain smaller 2nd floor windows; later l9th century canted wallhead dormers in outer bays (and l at rear). Plate glass glazing in frontage, and 4-pane in dormers, 12-pane glazing at rear, all timber sash and case.

Deep moulded wallhead cornice; coped end stacks; slate roof.

25 LOW STREET: 2-storey block at rear linked to main house; harl ointed rubble; wallhead stack; piended slate roof.

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