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Banff, 3 High Shore

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.665 / 57°39'53"N

Longitude: -2.5211 / 2°31'15"W

OS Eastings: 369011

OS Northings: 864018

OS Grid: NJ690640

Mapcode National: GBR N84G.FSV

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.7LRT

Entry Name: Banff, 3 High Shore

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357454

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22005

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Unitary Authority Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Dated 1740. 3-storey, 3-bay house with symmetrical frontage. Harled, tooled ashlar margins. Centre corniced door with shouldered lintel with carved grotesque head and heavily quoined jambs. Longer 1st floor windows. 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Single end stack: slate roof; flat skews with run-off skewputts.

2-storey wings to rear.

INTERIOR: some original cornices and panelled doors.

Statement of Interest

Doorpiece cornice soffit inscribed:- TF 1740 ES. TF probably stands for Thomas Forbes, silversmith in Banff. B Group with Old St Mary's Burial Ground and Nos 1 and 5 High Shore.

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