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7 and 9 Arbuthnott Street

A Category C Listed Building in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9625 / 56°57'45"N

Longitude: -2.2092 / 2°12'33"W

OS Eastings: 387378

OS Northings: 785719

OS Grid: NO873857

Mapcode National: GBR XK.2QZN

Mapcode Global: WH9RN.1899

Entry Name: 7 and 9 Arbuthnott Street

Listing Date: 18 August 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 387844

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41550

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stonehaven

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Stonehaven

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Late 18th century. 2-storey, 3- and 2-bay pair of houses closing regular terrace to SE. Roughly squared, snecked rubble with similar roughly squared dressings.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: No 7 to right of centre with door to centre at ground floor, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration at 1st floor. No 9 with bays grouped toward centre, door to right and window to left at ground and regular fenestration at 1st floor. All 1st floor windows close to eaves.

12-pane glazing pattern in replacement timber sash and case windows. Modern pantiles. Coped ashlar stacks with cans and thackstanes, ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts.

Statement of Interest

B-group with Nos 3, 5, 11 and 13 Arbuthnott Street, forming a traditional terraced run. Former list description notes that the roof was pantiled with slate skirting. The north side of Arbuthnott Street was fully developed by 1823 when Wood's Town Plan was drawn, with the 18th century Mill Inn and its associated stabling to the south. Little has changed since then, apart from the addition of Sir Robert Rowand Anderson's fine Episcopal Church (listed category 'A') in 1875 and the White Bridge (also listed) in 1879, and the street remains an important contributor to Stonehaven's early streetscapes, probably the least altered of all its early streets. A recent (2004) newly built house, replacing some single storey sheds, at the west end of the terrace sits comfortably through judicious employment of traditional materials and design

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