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7 and 8 (Burnside) Carron Terrace Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9625 / 56°57'44"N

Longitude: -2.213 / 2°12'46"W

OS Eastings: 387148

OS Northings: 785711

OS Grid: NO871857

Mapcode National: GBR XK.2Q4C

Mapcode Global: WH9RM.Z8CB

Entry Name: 7 and 8 (Burnside) Carron Terrace Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 25 November 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 387921

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41607

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stonehaven

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Stonehaven

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Circa 1850/60. Single storey and attic, 5-bay terraced pair of boldly detailed, late classical houses; No 8 with late 19th to early 20th century single storey, single bay wing. Ashlar. Base and eaves courses. Consoled cornices to doors and to 3 advanced tripartite windows, latter with coupled outer consoles and block pediments rising above eaves.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5 symmetrical bays, those to right with broad panelled timber door and 2-pane etched glass fanlight flanked by tripartite windows in flanking bays (No 7), further door with 2-pane fanlight in bay to left with tripartite beyond at outer left (No 8). 3 pedimented tripartite dormers above, those to No 7 flanking small rooflight. Further later flat-roofed bay projecting at outer left, incorporating panelled timber door to left, window to right and further window on return to right.

4-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with polygonal cans; ashlar-coped skews with block skewputts.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: low coped ashlar boundary walls with corniced, square-section gatepiers and terminal piers to SE. High rubble boundary walls elsewhere.

Statement of Interest

A well-detailed pair of cottages overlooking The Carron Water which separates the grid iron plan New Town area, designed by Robert Barclay of Ury in 1797 and built on Arduthie Estate lands which had been purchased by his father in 1759, from the earlier harbour area. Deeds show that the land was feued in 1803 with a stipulation that any property should be built to a value of £50. In accordance with this, it may be that a wing to the rear of the current building is, in fact, the original 'but and ben' erected on the site.

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