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FOCHABERS, 4 DUKE STREET, ST MARGARETS, REAR WALLS AND STABLELB1552

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
24/03/1988
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Bellie
NGR
NJ 34589 58853
Coordinates
334589, 858853

Description

Probably 1838, and probably William Robertson, architect,

incorporating earlier core. 2-storey, 4-bay W facing house.

Modern harl, tooled ashlar dressings. Off-centre hood-moulded

recessed entrance in slightly advanced gabled bay; 1st floor

front windows break wallhead under pronounced gablets; later

painted wooden oriel in 1st floor S gable; ground and 1st

floor windows in N (Castle Street) return elevation. 8-pane

horizontal glazing except in oriel which has 3-pane

casements.

Ashlar base course; rear gabled stairwell; coped end and

shaped rear wallhead stacks; Banffshire slate roof.

REAR WALLS: walled rear enclosure, mainly rubble but with

some brick replacement.

STABLES: William Robertson, probably 1838. Single storey and

loft range, rubble, partially harled. Centre wallhead gable

with window; multi-pane glazing; Banffshire slate roof.

Statement of Special Interest

St Margaret's is almosts certainly 'the house formerly

occupied by the Episcopal Clergyman in Fochabers' remodelled

in 1838 at cost of $900. It appears to incorporate an earlier

dwelling (which is on 1825 plan of Fochabers); the stable

block does not appear on this 1825 plan and may be the

2-stalled stable, coach-house cow-house' mentioned in

prospectus of circa 1850 issued for sale of property of which

RHP 31774 is undated drawing (probably 1838) by William

Robertson, architect, Elgin.

References

Bibliography

Judith Scott, FOUR HUNDRED YEARS OF UPS AND DOWNS, THE GORDON

CHAPEL, FOCHABERS (1984), p 14. Scottish Record Office

GD/44/38/86 and RHP 13300 (1825) and RHP 31774.

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