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1-6 Speyside House, 27 The Square, Grantown-On-Spey

A Category A Listed Building in Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland

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Latitude: 57.3315 / 57°19'53"N

Longitude: -3.6068 / 3°36'24"W

OS Eastings: 303363

OS Northings: 827912

OS Grid: NJ033279

Mapcode National: GBR K9GB.VYQ

Mapcode Global: WH5JH.KZQH

Plus Code: 9C9R89JV+H7

Entry Name: 1-6 Speyside House, 27 The Square, Grantown-On-Spey

Listing Name: The Square Speyside Home (Former Orphanage)

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378289

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34073

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Grantown On Spey

County: Highland

Town: Grantown On Spey

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Traditional County: Morayshire

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1824. W facing symmetrical classical 2-storey, 5-bay
facade Grey granite ashlar front and return gables, harled
rear with ashlar margins. Advanced centre bay forming square
tower rising above eaves in 2 stages. Boldly rusticated
doorpiece; fanlight with radial glazing, later double-leaf
panelled door. Centre 1st floor Venetian window with
intersecting glazing; tripartite in square stage above,
which supports octagonal drum clock tower with domed leaded
roof, finial and weathervane, windows and clock faces in
alternate facets (clock face missing rear); Stumpy granite
urns at each angle of square tower flank base of octagon.
Mainly 12-pane glazing, lying-pane glazing in octagon windows;
moulded eaves cornices; coped rear wallhead stacks;
piended slate roof. Substantial later 2-storey, 4-bay rear
wing; 4-pane glazing to windows.
Interior; little survives of interest except clock, said
to date from 1824 and to be by a Forres clockmaker.
In full working order.

Statement of Interest

Edowed by Lady Grant of Monymusk, who died in 1788,

with additional funds from "the family of Grant."

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