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St Catherine Street, Jail Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6677 / 57°40'3"N

Longitude: -2.5261 / 2°31'33"W

OS Eastings: 368714

OS Northings: 864323

OS Grid: NJ687643

Mapcode National: GBR N83G.CGT

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.5JCQ

Entry Name: St Catherine Street, Jail Walls

Listing Date: 15 March 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357566

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22104

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Early to mid l9th century. High coped rubble wall fronting St Catherine Street terminating as rectangular 2-stage angle tower at corner of Reidhaven Street. Similar tower fronts Reidhaven Street with length of rear wall parallel to St Catherine Street.

Each rubble tower with tooled ashlar margins and dressings; 2 stages with dummy slits and crenellated wallheads.

Statement of Interest

Jail demolished and site infilled by fire station and petrol filling station, neither included in listing.

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