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Old House of Glack, House of Daviot Hospital.

A Category B Listed Building in Daviot, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3455 / 57°20'43"N

Longitude: -2.4301 / 2°25'48"W

OS Eastings: 374212

OS Northings: 828415

OS Grid: NJ742284

Mapcode National: GBR N9C9.MFG

Mapcode Global: WH8NG.NM0Q

Entry Name: Old House of Glack, House of Daviot Hospital.

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333760

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2790

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Daviot

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

1723 for John Elphinstone. Altered 1889 Matthews &
Mackenzie (as Nurses' Home) and again 1934 G. Bennet
Mitchell with addition of 2-storey and attic wing to rear.
Original house 3-storey 5-window rectangle, harled with
chamfered openings, skewputts, big chimneys with deep
moulded copes at gables. Doorpiece, glazing, window cills
and dormers modern. Interior much altered and renewed,
central staircase to rear, semi-circular plan with
demi-lune well, stone to 1st floor wood above, lighted
by single large window with chamfer.

Statement of Interest

Much spoiled but of interest because of its date. The

new house of Glack was built 1876 for J. Mackenzie to

designs by James Matthews, heavy-handed baronial, some good

Elizabethan ceilings within, one good late 18th century

chimneypiece from old house. Indifferently extended

Matthew and Mackenzie as House of Daviot asylum 1889 and

alterations and additions since.

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