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Latitude: 57.1344 / 57°8'3"N
Longitude: -2.103 / 2°6'10"W
OS Eastings: 393863
OS Northings: 804840
OS Grid: NJ938048
Mapcode National: GBR SBR.NY
Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.NYS1
Plus Code: 9C9V4VMW+QQ
Entry Name: 27 Polmuir Road, Ferryhill, Aberdeen
Listing Name: 27 Polmuir Road, Including Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 29 February 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394165
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46797
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Torry/Ferryhill
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Tagged with: Cottage
Mid to later 19th century. Single storey and attic; 3-bay; T-plan cottage. Harled with finely finished granite margins to W; Aberdeen Bond granite rubble to remainder. Base course; projecting cills; eaves course and blocking course; canted timber dormers to attic floor.
W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; pilastered panelled timber door to centre of ground floor with letterbox fanlight; large bowed bays flanking to left and right, 3 windows to each; dormer to left and right of attic floor.
S ELEVATION: not seen 1999.
E ELEVATION: near-symmetrical; gabled bay advanced to centre with modern window off-centre to right; dormer to attic floor of flanking bay to right; remainder not seen 1999.
N ELEVATION: gabled; blank.
Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows; PVCu window to rear. Grey slate roof with lead ridge. Coped stone skews. Coped gablehead stacks with octagonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
BOUNDARY WALL: low coped granite wall to W.
The unusual 27 Polmuir Road is a single storey version of Ferryhill House (see separate listing), which survives as one of the oldest and grandest villas in Ferryhill. The unusual name of Polmuir came from the original site of the Duthie Park, which was a marshy piece of land covered in gorse (or whin, hence the nearby "Whinhill Road), it was known as Pulmoor, and the surrounding area has since taken on the name of "Polmuir".
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