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60 and 62 Albury Road, Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1381 / 57°8'17"N

Longitude: -2.1093 / 2°6'33"W

OS Eastings: 393485

OS Northings: 805248

OS Grid: NJ934052

Mapcode National: GBR S9W.BT

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.KVT7

Entry Name: 60 and 62 Albury Road, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394130

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46770

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Torry/Ferryhill

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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