This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357566
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22104
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
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.
Jail demolished and site infilled by fire station and petrol filling station, neither included in listing.