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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: 57.4411 / 57°26'28"N

Longitude: -2.5025 / 2°30'8"W

OS Eastings: 369936

OS Northings: 839091

OS Grid: NJ699390

Mapcode National: GBR N951.Y06

Mapcode Global: WH8N1.J7KD

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: 334032

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3025

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchterless

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Turriff and District

Parish: Birse

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Dr William Kelly, circa 1920. Square-plan squat obelisk war memorial to 1st and 2nd World Wars. Coursed, rough-faced grey and pink granite. Base course; tooled shaft with consecration cross and bands of lettering, that to top reading "IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BIRSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR"; stepped, finely finished pyramidal cap.

Statement of Interest

Birse War Memorial sits on the top of Corsedardar, overlooking the valley of the Dee and the valley of the Feugh. It commemorates the men of Finzean and Birse who fell in the two World Wars (Third Statistical Account, p423).

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