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Low Street, Former New Market Archway

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6648 / 57°39'53"N

Longitude: -2.5216 / 2°31'17"W

OS Eastings: 368978

OS Northings: 863994

OS Grid: NJ689639

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.FK8

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7LHZ

Entry Name: Low Street, Former New Market Archway

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357507

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22052

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Dated 1831 style of William Robertson, architect, Elgin. Tall round-headed archway; rusticated ashlar with polished ashlar flanking pedestrian entrances (blocked left), harled rear. Corniced blocked wallhead to main arch with plain blocking course to flanking walls. Inscribed plaque above pedestrian entrance (right).

Statement of Interest

Market place established in Low Street after the flooding of the old market at the foot of Carmelite Street in l829.

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