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1 Market Square, Stonehaven

A Category B Listed Building in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9636 / 56°57'49"N

Longitude: -2.2084 / 2°12'30"W

OS Eastings: 387427

OS Northings: 785843

OS Grid: NO874858

Mapcode National: GBR XK.2R50

Mapcode Global: WH9RN.17NF

Plus Code: 9C8VXQ7R+FM

Entry Name: 1 Market Square, Stonehaven

Listing Name: 1, 2 and 3 Market Square

Listing Date: 25 November 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 387964

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41642

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stonehaven

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Stonehaven

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay flatted dwelling with pair of original shops at ground, on corner site and closing irregular terrace. Stugged ashlar with finely droved margins. 1st floor cill course and eaves course.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Timber door with deep plate glass fanlight to centre at ground, shops in flanking bays each with in-canted part-glazed door (that to No 1 with encaustic-tiled doorstep), plate glass fanlight and outer fixed display window under fascia with dentilled cornice and carved console brackets. 3 regularly disposed windows to 1st floor and canted polygonal-roofed dormers over outer bays flanking 2 small rooflights.

E (ALLARDICE STREET) ELEVATION: gabled elevation with 2 fixed display windows at ground under plain fascia, enlarged window to left at 1st floor and small projecting rectangular stone in gablehead.

4-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows with out-of-character trickle vents; top-opening window to E. Cavetto corniced stacks with polygonal cans; ashlar-coped skews with flat skewputts; cast-iron downpipes, part square-section, to centre and right N recessed into stonework.

Statement of Interest

Of interest not least for its date, the quality of the shop fascias and its prominent location on Stonehaven's Market Square.

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