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County Offices, Market Street (Original Section Only)

A Category C Listed Building in Forfar, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.65 / 56°39'0"N

Longitude: -2.8866 / 2°53'11"W

OS Eastings: 345736

OS Northings: 751264

OS Grid: NO457512

Mapcode National: GBR VM.45GS

Mapcode Global: WH7QL.M3NV

Entry Name: County Offices, Market Street (Original Section Only)

Listing Date: 15 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 372898

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31610

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forfar

County: Angus

Town: Forfar

Electoral Ward: Forfar and District

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

David Smith 1842-3, as County Prison, converted to offices by
John Carver and gatehouse demolished 1884 after closure in
1883. 2-storey and attic coursed rubble square 3-storey
battlemented angle towers with tall corbelled angle rounds,
central 3-storey narrow bay with twin shaft chimney. Modern
additions. Small mansion house associated with farm steading.

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