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1-17 (Inclusive Nos) The Terrace, Dunecht

A Category C Listed Building in Echt, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1724 / 57°10'20"N

Longitude: -2.4118 / 2°24'42"W

OS Eastings: 375199

OS Northings: 809133

OS Grid: NJ751091

Mapcode National: GBR X7.TSHC

Mapcode Global: WH8P7.XZQG

Entry Name: 1-17 (Inclusive Nos) The Terrace, Dunecht

Listing Date: 11 September 1984

Last Amended: 6 April 2018

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330231

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Echt

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Westhill and District

Parish: Echt

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

George Bennet Mitchell. Early 1900s. Picturesque row of standard Dunecht estate single-storey and attic cottages arranged as semi detached pairs with later shops at each end, set well back from the road. Built in squared rubble. Each cottage has a central timber and glazed porch with a bargeboarded gable and a pair of gabled dormer windows with bargeboarding. Shops designed in Dunecht estate office 1923 and 1936 by David Morris.

Statement of Interest

The Terrace were built by George Bennet Mitchell for A.C. Pirie after he bought Dunecht House and the estate in 1899. It was the first phase of Dunecht's development as a model village. Viscount Cowdray' factor, David Morris added the shops to the Terrace in 1923 and 1936.

G Bennet Mitchell (1865-1941) was an Aberdeenshire based architect who specialised in estate work in the region. His business mainly consisted of country house work and villas and cottages for the estates with which he had become acquainted through his work with Davidson & Garden.

The village was previously called Waterton (2nd Edition Ordnance Survey Map).

The properties are also known as:

Derncleugh, 1 The Terrace

Lochnager, 2 The Terrace

Benachie, 3 The Terrace

Lonach, 4 The Terrace

Glenalsh, 5 The Terrace

Lochaber, 6 The Terrace

Bencruichan, 7 The Terrace

Lomond, 8 The Terrace

Ben MacDhui, 9 The Terrace

Katrine, 10 The Terrace

Crichie, 11 The Terrace

Ardlui, 12 The Terrace

Gairloch, 13 The Terrace

St Kilda, 14 The Terrace

Sococh, 15 The Terrace

Cairngorm, 16 The Terrace

Souters Cottage, 17 The Terrace

Statutory address and listed building record revised in 2017. Previously listed as 'The Terrace (See Paper List For Full List Of Properties)'.

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