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Latitude: 57.0046 / 57°0'16"N
Longitude: -3.4585 / 3°27'30"W
OS Eastings: 311508
OS Northings: 791327
OS Grid: NO115913
Mapcode National: GBR KBT6.JFV
Mapcode Global: WH5L9.V68K
Entry Name: Mar Lodge Estate, Linn of Quoich, Queen Victoria's Picnic Cottage at the Punch Bowl
Listing Date: 3 April 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331984
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1416
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Crathie and Braemar
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Circa 1850. Single storey 3-bay simple rustic cottage. Granite rubble with pinnings to S elevation, deep eaves with projecting rafters. Central door flanked by windows with gables breaking eaves with rustic red twig inlay. Single door to left of rear elevation.
Originally 12-pane sash and case windows, now boarded up (2005). Replacement larch shingles; coped gable stacks
INTERIOR: in very poor state of repair at time of site visit (November, 2005).
Other pincic places/shiels favoured by Queen Victoria include Allt-na-guibhsaich Lodge, Glenmuick (1849); The 'Widows House' at the Glas-allt Shiel, Loch Muick (1868); Connacht on the Queen's Drive, near Balmoral; the Linn of Dee; and the Queen's Shiel (Ruigh nan Bhan Righ) at Glen Gelder, Balmoral (Wyness).