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Latitude: 57.6644 / 57°39'51"N
Longitude: -2.5214 / 2°31'17"W
OS Eastings: 368989
OS Northings: 863949
OS Grid: NJ689639
Mapcode National: GBR N84G.FMM
Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7ML9
Plus Code: 9C9VMF7H+PC
Entry Name: Tolbooth Steeple, Low Street, Banff
Listing Name: Low Street, Tolbooth Steeple
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357522
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22062
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
John Adam, 1764-7, John Marr, master mason and superintending architect. Square, 4-stage tower supporting tapering concave sided hexagonal spire. Ashlar with polished ashlar dessings. Corniced doorpiece within shallow arcade in ground floor, lunette above in lst stage, pedimented clock face in 2nd stage and round-headed louvred opening in 3rd stage. Corniced wallhead with angle ball finials; spire with oval lucarnes, gold apex ball finial and weathervane.
Ambiguously the Banff Town Council Minutes refer to 'Mr Adam's plan of the steeple'; this might infer James Adam rather than John, but the latter had already worked in Banff designing the Castle. Steeple abuts the S gable of the Town House.
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