Listed Building

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42-46 HIGH STREETLB30779

Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 21750 62862
321750, 862862


Dated 1688. 3-storey and dormerless attic, 5-bay merchant's

house with arcaded ground floor; harled, ashlar dressings.

5 round-headed arches (centre one leading to pend) resting

on squat pillars with square capitals; symmetrical

windows with roll moulded architraves; crowstepped

gables; moulded copes to gable stacks.

Low tunnel-vaulted pend to close; 2 flanking wings to

rear which include early 18th century, single storey

3-bay dwelling; rendered and lined as ashlar. Further

2-storey, 4-bay wing of 18th century date with much

remodelling; slate roof.

Slate roof to High Street frontage of main house with

some local slates to rear.

Statement of Special Interest

Dated on skewputt. Formerly Red Lion Inn.

Renovated 1980. Cobbled and paved pend with stone runnel.

Former Item 94 (1981 Revised List).



H B Mackintosh, ELGIN PAST AND PRESENT, p.10-11. R G

Cant and I G Lindsay, OLD ELGIN (1945, 1954 ed) p.19.

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