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Latitude: 57.138 / 57°8'16"N
Longitude: -2.1094 / 2°6'33"W
OS Eastings: 393476
OS Northings: 805235
OS Grid: NJ934052
Mapcode National: GBR S9V.MM
Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.KVQB
Entry Name: 60 and 62 Albury Road, Including Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 29 February 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394129
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46770
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Torry/Ferryhill
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Duncan McMillan, circa 1872. Single storey and attic mirrored pair of 3-bay cottages ornees. Harled and whitewashed, stone margins to No 62. Overhanging eaves; pierced decorative timber bargeboards.
SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; gableted granite doorways advanced to centre, with panelled timber doors and segmental-arched fanlights, gableted 2-pane dormers to centre of attic above; bipartite window flanking doorways to inner bays, bipartite gableted dormer with pierced trefoil to attic above; advanced gabled outer bays, canted windows to ground floor, Tudor-arched windows set in gableheads.
NE, NW AND SW ELEVATIONS: not seen 1999.
Predominantly 2-pane timber sash and case windows to No. 60; replacement PVCu glazing to No 62. Grey slate roof with lead ridge, surmounted by decorative ironwork to No 62. Coped granite gablehead and ridge stacks with octagonal and circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble walls to SE.
Duncan McMillan (1840-1928), whose son J Ross McMillan (1867-1959) took over his practice when he died, is perhaps best known for his work on Archibald Simpson's Marine Terrace (see separate listing). 60-62 Albury road are a pair of unusually detailed cottages.
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