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Gordon Castle, Kennels

A Category B Listed Building in Fochabers Lhanbryde, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6188 / 57°37'7"N

Longitude: -3.0821 / 3°4'55"W

OS Eastings: 335457

OS Northings: 859277

OS Grid: NJ354592

Mapcode National: GBR L8RL.8TR

Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.MRJP

Entry Name: Gordon Castle, Kennels

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332310

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1625

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bellie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Circa 1800. 2- and single storey range of N facing dwellings

and former kennel buildings now converted as houses. Tooled

pinned red sandstone with contrasting yellow sandstone ashlar

margins and dressings.

At extreme left (NE) 2-storey, 3-bay house. Centre door;

4-pane glazing in ground floor, 12-pane in upper floor. End

wallhead stacks; piended slate roof. Rear wing.

Extending W from W gable of end house a continuous mainly

single storey range of 3-bay blocks, at centre raised to low

2 storeys with loft (blind fenestration), off centre door and bandcourse.

2- and 12-pane glazing (some blind). Coped and panelled end

stacks; slate roofs.

Some rear additions; modern dormers at rear of centre block.

Square court at rear now divided as gardens. Later dog

kennels abut E elevation of coped wall; remainder of

enclosing wall has been lowered and is without cope.

Statement of Interest

Kennels depicted on 1808 plan, Gordon Castle policies.

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