Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
100000019 - See Notes
Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 58848 66309
358848, 866309


Dated 1726. 3-storey and attic, L-plan range, main frontage facing N to Old harbour. Harled, ashlar margins. 5-bay regular N frontage. Door in ground floor bay to outer left; 2nd bay with pend door; 3rd bay with door, flanked by windows in bays to right. Windows in 2nd and 3rd

floors follow similar pattern, bays to left of centre those more widely spaced than those to centre and right. Single windows in ground, 1st and 2nd floors of W return gable with pair oval occuli lighting gable; similar occuli in E return gable.

3-storey, 4 bay wing extends S, with access through pend arch. Regular fenestration E and W and single 1st floor entrance fronted by wooden deck and forestair, in E elevation. 2 swept dormers.

Deep moulded copes to 3 end stacks; crowstepped gables; cavetto skewputts; steeply pitched slate roof; sandstone ridge.

Entrance to attic in S gable of wing reach from Barbank Street by harled masonry causeway oversailing slope.

Statement of Special Interest

NE skewputt dated 1727. In an A Group with the Warehouse immediately to the E, Corf Warehouse (Postsoy Marble) the Portsoy Marble Workshop, the Old Co-operative Grain Store and the Old Harbour.



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About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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