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Housedale and Walled Garden

A Category C Listed Building in Echt, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1655 / 57°9'55"N

Longitude: -2.4083 / 2°24'29"W

OS Eastings: 375403

OS Northings: 808367

OS Grid: NJ754083

Mapcode National: GBR X7.VF5R

Mapcode Global: WH8PF.Z5B6

Entry Name: Housedale and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 11 September 1984

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334139

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3141

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Echt

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Westhill and District

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Remains of 18th century mansion house lay-out. Of centre
house only front wall remains with moulded door-piece
and fine 1705 cartouche over, has been 5-window; short
quadrant links to wings N. (gardener's house) wing
single-storey completely reconstructed with jerkin-head
gables; S. wing single-storey and attic badly reconstructed
with tall roof and porch; Venetian survives in E. gable.
Walker and Duncan 1912. 2-storey outbuilding dated 1723
I.F. M.F. Harled with chamfered margins, skew putts.
Large walled garden on axis of house, W. gate also on
axis John Smith c. 1820.
Garden wall re-harled 1967.

Statement of Interest

Cartouche inscription A.F.K.M. 1705 HAEC CORPUS SIDERA

MENTEM.

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