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FOCHABERS, 15 AND 15A THE SQUARE AND GARDENS WALLS FACING THE SQUARE, GEORGE STREET AND SPEY STREETLB1619

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
26/01/1971
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Bellie
NGR
NJ 34484 58789
Coordinates
334484, 858789

Description

Late 18th century. E facing 3-storey house with return gable

and entrance on High Street. Mixed rubble, tooled sandstone

ashlar dressings. Regular fenestration with low windows under

eaves in 2nd floor; former centre door in E elevation now

window. Regular 2-bay return High Street elevation with

entrance and paired small attic windows; 4-pane glazing

except front 2nd floor windows which have single panes. Coped

end stacks; Banffshire slate roof.

Various wings to rear.

2-storey, wide single bay flat roofed, harled modern wing at

S gable with recessed entrance (15A).

GARDEN WALLS: high rubble garden walls front The Square,

George Street and return on Spey Street.

Statement of Special Interest

Unfortunate modern addition at S gable. Main house divided

internally as 2 dwellings, 1 linked to modern extension.

Appears as No 2 George Street on OS.

Change of Category: B for Group to B, 24.3.88.

B Group with Items 26, 57, 58, 62-70.

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