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Dunnottar House

A Category C Listed Building in Stonehaven and Lower Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9573 / 56°57'26"N

Longitude: -2.227 / 2°13'37"W

OS Eastings: 386293

OS Northings: 785143

OS Grid: NO862851

Mapcode National: GBR XK.30X1

Mapcode Global: WH9RM.RDQ9

Entry Name: Dunnottar House

Listing Date: 25 November 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333891

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2916

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunnottar

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Two-storey and attic, ashlar and slate with centre gable. 1786 (inset stone in Kirk). Late 19th century extensions.

Statement of Interest

Former Parish Kirk Manse. Sir Walter Scott stayed here in 1793 and was inspired to write "Old Mortality". Not to be confused with the former Dunnottar House (demolished 1959), the walled garden of which is listed at Item 21.

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