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Latitude: 57.194 / 57°11'38"N
Longitude: -3.8295 / 3°49'46"W
OS Eastings: 289543
OS Northings: 812952
OS Grid: NH895129
Mapcode National: GBR J9XQ.2JL
Mapcode Global: WH5K5.4FPV
Entry Name: Aviemore, Grampian Road, Shelter Stone
Listing Date: 11 July 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395454
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48032
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Duthil and Rothiemurchus
Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
Late 19th to early 20th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay villa in Highland estate style with finialled gabled dormerheads. Granite ashlar and roughly squared rubble with contrasting sandstone ashlar dressings. Part base course. Roll-moulded, basket-arched doorway; stop-chamfered arrises and stone mullions.
E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. 2-leaf panelled timber door with plate glass fanlight to centre bay with single dormerheaded window breaking
eaves above; rectangular-plan wide-centre tripartites with glazed returns to outer bays, each with decorative bargeboarding, slated piended roof and brattishing giving way to dormer window as above.
N ELEVATION: gabled elevation with low extension adjoining at right.
4-pane glazing pattern over plate glass lower sashes in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with polygonal cans. Overhanging eaves and plain bargeboarding; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.
One of only a few remaining little-altered villas in the centre of Aviemore, probably built soon after the opening of the Railway Station in 1892. Similar examples are Glenspey and Laurel Bank, both listed separately.
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