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24 Market Square

A Category C Listed Building in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9642 / 56°57'51"N

Longitude: -2.2097 / 2°12'35"W

OS Eastings: 387344

OS Northings: 785909

OS Grid: NO873859

Mapcode National: GBR XK.2QTN

Mapcode Global: WH9RN.160Z

Entry Name: 24 Market Square

Listing Date: 25 November 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 399819

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51028

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stonehaven

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Stonehaven

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Dated 1882. Tall 2-storey and attic, 3-bay, terraced shop with dwelling above, in earlier 19th century traditional manner, on prominent corner site. Ashlar; squared and snecked rubble to side with some Aberdeen bond. Base, 1st floor cill and eaves courses extending to Margaret Street elevation.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: Symmetrical. Centre door shop at ground with dentilled and corniced bracketed fascia, 3 windows to 1st floor and 2 polygonal-roofed canted dormer windows over outer bays.

N (MARGARET STREET) ELEVATION: broad gabled elevation with timber door and deep plate glass fanlight to right at ground, 2 shop windows to left under fascia and 2 further windows to 1st floor, that to right etched with decorative coloured margins; blind bracketed segmental headed niche dated '1882' in gablehead.

4-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows above ground; 6-pane margined window. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with full complement of polygonal cans and ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts.

Statement of Interest

Listed as a well-detailed, little-altered survivor, prominentoy sited overlooking Stonehaven's Market Square.

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