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Latitude: 57.2798 / 57°16'47"N
Longitude: -2.1201 / 2°7'12"W
OS Eastings: 392855
OS Northings: 821026
OS Grid: NJ928210
Mapcode National: GBR XP.FTQR
Mapcode Global: WH9Q4.D9N2
Entry Name: Ardo House and Outbuildings
Listing Date: 16 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333756
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2786
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Original house and granary shortly after 1756, house much
altered, 2-storey coursed rubble incorporated at right angles
in 2-storey 3-window granite ashlar mansion of c 1850. Large
neo-Greek porch of excellent design added 1921. Greenhouse
1913. Simple distinctive early Victorian interior work. Court
of offices, interesting granary building with suspended
In 1756 Ardo was sold to Dingwall of Rannieston who built the
house and granary (probably not the present one).
In 1838 Peter Harvey acquired the property and built the
house before he died in 1866. The policies were laid out by
J.F. Beattie who may have designed the house. The porch
detail suggests the hand of Dr. Kelly.