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Latitude: 56.8351 / 56°50'6"N
Longitude: -2.6607 / 2°39'38"W
OS Eastings: 359784
OS Northings: 771707
OS Grid: NO597717
Mapcode National: GBR WW.RJ5T
Mapcode Global: WH8QW.3G8H
Plus Code: 9C8VR8PQ+2P
Entry Name: The Courtyard House, The Burn
Listing Name: The Burn, Mansionhouse and Stable Block
Listing Date: 18 August 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 341775
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9500
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Mearns
Traditional County: Kincardineshire
1791; extended and altered, circa 1805 and again after 1814 and in this century. Large late Georgian mansion of 2 tall storeys; symmetrical 5-window south front, centre 3 slightly advanced and formerly with pediment containing roundel, one large bow added at ground floor each side of centre window; long asymmetrical flanks, that on west with
3-window South block with slightly advanced centre with big single-storey porte cochere with Roman Doric columns and parapet (formerly with balustrade) and tripartite window above, outer ground floor windows overarched tripartites. Long service wing, now raised to 2-storey and attic, connects to north court of stable offices, symmetrical north front with columned cupola. Fenestration mainly
12-pane sashes, a few windows altered. Greatly modernised, 1936, and further alterations since. Notable central hall through 2-storeys with fine ceiling of late Adam type.
Built by Lord Alan Gordon. Purchased after his death by Mr Brodie of Arnhall who altered & extended it; sold to Mr John Shand, 1814, who further altered and extended it; sold to Major William McInroy, 1836.
Now a residential conference centre.
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