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20, 22 Low Street

A Category C Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6637 / 57°39'49"N

Longitude: -2.5214 / 2°31'16"W

OS Eastings: 368991

OS Northings: 863880

OS Grid: NJ689638

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.MMX

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7MLR

Entry Name: 20, 22 Low Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357515

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22057

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Circa 1800. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house with modern shopfronts in ground floor. Mixed striated squared tooled rubble, painted tooled and polished ashlar dressings, channelled quoins. Ground floor probably designed as alternate window/door/window/door/window; doorway to No 20 with original early l9th century fanlight. Regular lst floor fenestration and 3 dormers, re-modelled and heightened in later l9th century, break wallhead; all 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case

windows. Channelled quoins terminate at bandcourse level, bandcourse

dividing lst and attic levels. Deep moulded wallhead cornice;

corniced end stacks; run-off skewputts; slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Interesting striated stone frontage.

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