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Latitude: 57.6649 / 57°39'53"N
Longitude: -2.5183 / 2°31'5"W
OS Eastings: 369174
OS Northings: 864008
OS Grid: NJ691640
Mapcode National: GBR N84G.H1V
Mapcode Global: WH8LW.9L1W
Entry Name: 9 Old Market Place
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357535
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22075
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Originally John Mitchell, master mason, 1780, as single storey school; raised to 2 storeys, 1805. Regular 2-storey, 6-bay building with round-headed keystoned off-centre entrance, double-leaf panelled door and regular fenestration. Rubble,painted ashlar margins. Ground and 1st floor window in W return gable;
Harled 2-storey rear wing of 4 bays; ground floor as garages, regular lst floor fenestration.
2-pane glazing in all upper lights of timber sash and case windows, single pane in lower. Coped end stacks; slate roof.
Originally constructed as Banff Grammar School in l780 as single storey building with pediment and bellcote. Bellcote might be that now on Old Smithy, Old Market Place. Rebuilt in present form in l805. Superseded as Grammar School by Banff Academy, l838 (now Banff Primary School).
Rear garage profiled metal structure not included in listing.
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