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Glengairn, Rineton, Including Ancillary Building

A Category B Listed Building in Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1 / 57°5'59"N

Longitude: -3.2077 / 3°12'27"W

OS Eastings: 326930

OS Northings: 801649

OS Grid: NJ269016

Mapcode National: GBR W7.6QBN

Mapcode Global: WH6LZ.PSQY

Entry Name: Glengairn, Rineton, Including Ancillary Building

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341558

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9296

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glenmuick, Tullich and Glengairn

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Glenmuick, Tullich And Glengairn

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Early to mid 18th century. 2-storey 3-bay house with low single storey 2-bay wing to right. Harled to E (principal) elevation, granite rubble to other elevations. 2-leaf boarded timber entrance door with simple, narrow 2-pane fanlight in wing to right. Pair of regularly spaced openings close to eaves to 1st floor: window to ground floor right and later, larger opening to middle of ground floor.

Predominanly 4-pane timber sash and case windows with 9-pane central window to ground E. Grey slate. Gable stacks with thackstones. Raised coped skews and skewputts.

INTERIOR: simple cast iron chimney pieces.

ANCILLARY BUILDING: remarkable single storey steeply gabled ancillary building with small, central, deeply recessed timber sash and case window to S. Granite rubble. Corrugated iron roof. Central timber gable entrance door to W with timbered gable above. Raised skews and skewputts at E. Hearth with large granite jambs and lintel. Simple A-frame roof with tie-beams.

Statement of Interest

Dating probably from the early ' mid 18th century, Rineton is little-altered, although it is likely that the fenestration to the ground floor has been altered and would originally have been symmetrical. The ancillary structure is highly unusual with its timber, steeply sloping gables. It was built for the Macdonalds of Rineton.

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