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Mains of Badenscoth, Fragment of Old House, Outbuildings, Walled Garden with Barn on E. with Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Turriff and District, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4412 / 57°26'28"N

Longitude: -2.5014 / 2°30'5"W

OS Eastings: 369998

OS Northings: 839093

OS Grid: NJ699390

Mapcode National: GBR N951.YJZ

Mapcode Global: WH8N1.K71C

Entry Name: Mains of Badenscoth, Fragment of Old House, Outbuildings, Walled Garden with Barn on E. with Gatepiers

Listing Date: 15 February 1982

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334002

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3025

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchterless

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Turriff and District

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Remains of extensive 18th century layout (main part of house
demolished 1939) comprising mid 18th century 2-storey L-plan
E. wing with skewputs and piend roof containing kitchen and
good late 18th century chimney piece (another survives in new
house) at 1st floor. Pyramid roofed outbuilding with blue
dressings and fine James Gordon lintel with crest. Low
ball-capped gatepiers of alternately plain and fluted
courses.

Statement of Interest

Old photograph at house shows long 18th century vernacular

house of 2-storey with elliptically arched and pedimented

early 19th century porch rising through 2 storeys. 2-windows

either side, very widely spaced. The surviving E. wing

originally had swept heads to its windows, and there was

another pyramid roofed outbuilding on the W.

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