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3 Urquhart Street, Forres

A Category C Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6106 / 57°36'38"N

Longitude: -3.6109 / 3°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 303853

OS Northings: 858992

OS Grid: NJ038589

Mapcode National: GBR K8GL.STJ

Mapcode Global: WH5H4.HYRZ

Plus Code: 9C9RJ96Q+7M

Entry Name: 3 Urquhart Street, Forres

Listing Name: 3 Urquhart Street

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373077

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31755

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forres

County: Moray

Town: Forres

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Dated 1815. 2-storey, 3-bay house with centre bay with
further 2-bay house to E, now as one dwelling. Gable end to
street. Rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Coped end and ridge
stacks; slate roof. Fine pair decorated scroll skewputts to
Urquhart Street gable, one with date and both with attenuated
stylised nautilus shell motif on return elevation.

Statement of Interest

Nautilus shell motif peculiar to Forres, Rafford and

Findhorn in later 18th and 19th centuries.

Similar style skewputts to 30 High Street and Caroline Street

elevation of 69-71 High Street.

Former Item 145 (1983 Revised List)

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