Listed Building

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MART HOUSE MARKET STREETLB16550

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
16/04/1971
Supplementary Information Updated
01/12/2016
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire
Planning Authority
Aberdeenshire
Parish
Strichen
NGR
NJ 94678 54991
Coordinates
394678, 854991

Description

Late 18th century 2-storey and attic, 4-window granite ashlar

front, rubble gables, coped ashlar chimneys; skewputts; 2 later

canted dormers. Front garden with coped flanking garden walls,

original railings to front. Mid 19th century back wing,

2-window, 1 canted dormer, recessed tripartite doorpiece.

Statement of Special Interest

The village of Strichen was founded by Lord Strichen in 1764 'to

promote the Arts and Manufactures of this country and for the accommodation of Tradesman of all Denominations, Manufacturers

and other industrious people to settle within the same....'. The

houses were to be of <> form frontage 15 yards long the whole

of which had to be built up; this stipulation, providing for a

longer house than was generally desired led to the adoption

of a 'big end-small end' type of house' which is almost

universal in the older houses in Strichen. The feu duty for the

first 19 years was 1d if asked for.

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