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Latitude: 57.3217 / 57°19'18"N
Longitude: -2.3479 / 2°20'52"W
OS Eastings: 379147
OS Northings: 825741
OS Grid: NJ791257
Mapcode National: GBR N9KC.H38
Mapcode Global: WH8NP.X74D
Plus Code: 9C9V8MC2+MR
Entry Name: Garden House And Remains Of Garden Wall, Barra Castle
Listing Name: Barra Castle, Garden House and Remains of Garden Wall
Listing Date: 16 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333795
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2824
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Probably 1753 in present form, perhaps incorporating older
work. 2-storey coursed boulder rubble square plan garden
house (survivor of 2), forestair to 1st floor room with key-
stoned chimneypiece. Garden wall much ruined.
Within the garden a table sundial dated AS IP 1767, not
originally at Barra; a head sundial of related type to the
Forgue and Ellon 3-head dials, together with a lions head
form Disblair; and in the forecourt a sphere sundial on a
corner baluster from Christ's Hospital London (dem. 1902-3).
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