Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

108 QUEEN'S ROAD, AND ROYFOLD CRESCENTLB20756

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
17/06/1992
Local Authority
Aberdeen
Planning Authority
Aberdeen
Burgh
Aberdeen
NGR
NJ 91378 5455
Coordinates
391378, 805455

Description

Charles Steven,architect for himself.2-storey and attic detached villa on corner site.Rock-faced rubble with ashlar dressings,including 1st floor cill course.Single-storey and attic rear wing to N in Aberdeen bond.Low slated piend roof,with paired timber brackets tooverhanging eaves.Tall,raked end stacks.Sash and case glazing,mostly with plate glass lower and 4-paned upper sashes.

E ENTRANCE elevation:3-bay.Entrance in wide ashlar corniced and architraved doorcase at centre,bipartite at 1st floor above.To left,bipartites at ground and 1st floors,eaves line broken by open pediment,raked stack rising behind.To right,projecting 6-light canted bay window,with rock-faced plinth,ashlar mullions and parapet.Long horizontal window at 1st above,with single stone mullion at centre and 2 timber mullions further dividing into 4 either side.Tripartite dormer window off-centre in slope of roof,with small timber open pediment.Attached circular tower at SE angle,rising above wallhead of main elevations,with band course at eaves,fish-scale slated swept conical roof and bracketted overhanging eaves,scalloped flashing and decorative finial at apex. S ELEVATION:2-bay.canted 6-light projecting window bay to left,with parapet;4-light window above at 1st floor (single masonry mullion,2 timber mullions flanking);blind bay to right,with blind recessed ashlar panel close to ground;bipartite (timber mullion) at 1st floor;central timber dormer with open pediment as on E elevation.

Interior not seen (1991).

Statement of Special Interest

Stylistic affinities with No 98 Queen's Road.

References

Bibliography

City of Aberdeen Planning Department,Plans Archive;Charles Steven,177 Union Street,1909.

About Listed Buildings

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We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

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