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42 and 42a Belgrave Terrace, Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1478 / 57°8'52"N

Longitude: -2.1192 / 2°7'9"W

OS Eastings: 392884

OS Northings: 806334

OS Grid: NJ928063

Mapcode National: GBR S8G.FL

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.FL2R

Entry Name: 42 and 42a Belgrave Terrace, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 6 December 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394791

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47456

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Midstocket/Rosemount

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

John Rust, 1896. 2-storey and attic, 2-bay house with Scots Baronial detailing. Tooled coursed granite, finely finished to margins. Base course; panelled timber doors; deeply chamfered cills; long and short quoins.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; Tudor-arched doorway to left of ground floor, flanked to left by small window; window to 1st floor above with crowstepped gable breaking eaves, small vertical window set in gablehead, stone roundel finial to apex; circular angle turret corbelled-out to left angle at 1st floor, single narrow window, fishscale slate conical roof with decorative iron finial. Gabled bay to right, 3-light canted window through ground and 1st floor, forming balcony for Tudor-arched attic window, stone roundel finial to apex.

NE ELEVATION: gabled; window off-centre to right of 1st floor, remainder not seen 2000.

NW ELEVATION: not seen 2000.

SW ELEVATION: gabled; doorway to right of ground floor.

Predominantly 2-pane PVCu sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with lead ridge. Coped stone gablehead stacks with octagonal cans. Coped stone skews with scrolled skewputts. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 2000.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped walls to SE.

Statement of Interest

Built for Mr P Bruce, a farmer from Insch. Well detailed Scots Baronial house. The City Architect, John Rust's design is almost identical to that for Nos 14 and 60 Hamilton Place (see separate listings), suggesting that he was perhaps involved in them also.

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