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Ury House and Terrace Walls

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9805 / 56°58'49"N

Longitude: -2.2329 / 2°13'58"W

OS Eastings: 385944

OS Northings: 787721

OS Grid: NO859877

Mapcode National: GBR XH.SRHD

Mapcode Global: WH9RF.NTY2

Entry Name: Ury House and Terrace Walls

Listing Date: 27 March 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341629

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9364

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fetteresso

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Parish: Fetteresso

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Country house by John Baird ("no 1") of Glasgow, 1855, wing added 1884 by an unidentified architect. Now (1990) a roofless shell, the roof having been removed in post-war period. Ashlar, with sculptured detailing.

ORIGINAL HOUSE: in revived English Tudor/Jacobean style, with off-centre tall square entrance tower with porch-cochere; otherwise 2/3 storeys; variety of window openings, mostly hood-moulded, often mullioned some

canted/oriel windows, enormous mullioned and transomed window right hand of tower may have lit large hall; gabled dormer heads reach above eaves, bays set forward from main wall-planes are also gabled; engaged angle shafts, parapets, stacks. Double-gabled, return elevation to right is almost villa-like.

WING: is on left-hand side of main front where front wall is breached; one pair gables crow-stepped; front wall. Buttressed, stepped, channeled and rock-faced terrace wall.

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