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Harlaw House

A Category C Listed Building in Chapel Of Garioch, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3128 / 57°18'46"N

Longitude: -2.4214 / 2°25'17"W

OS Eastings: 374714

OS Northings: 824771

OS Grid: NJ747247

Mapcode National: GBR N9CD.CFT

Mapcode Global: WH8NN.SG48

Entry Name: Harlaw House

Listing Date: 11 September 1984

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333825

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2851

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Chapel Of Garioch

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: West Garioch

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

William Henderson (?) c1843 as Free Church Manse, 2-storey
3-window harled with margins, cottage style with 3-gablets
over 1st floor windows, ground floor bay windows later;
4-storey red granite rough ashlar tower with corbelled and
crenellated parapet and angle stair turret added 1883 as
Harlaw memorial for Alexander Collie, corbelled angle turret
added to original house at same date.

Statement of Interest

Landmark. Inscribed: "This tower was erected in 1883 by

Alexander Collie, Slate Merchant Aberdeen as a tribute to the

memory of those brave citizens of Bon Accord who alone with

their noble Provost Sir Robert Davidson fell fighting

for their country's rights against the usurper Donald of the

Isles on Friday 24 July 14<> Geo. Fordyce & Co. Builders,

Aberdeen

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