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Latitude: 57.5393 / 57°32'21"N
Longitude: -2.572 / 2°34'19"W
OS Eastings: 365853
OS Northings: 850048
OS Grid: NJ658500
Mapcode National: GBR N80S.VTW
Mapcode Global: WH8MF.GRGP
Entry Name: Carnousie, Auldtown of Carnousie
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 341892
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9600
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
18th century, 2-storey farmhouse, re-orientated in early 19th century with single storey and attic, 3-bay addition, raised over basement. Squared and coursed rubble, raised ashlar margins, classical detail.
S ELEVATION: early 19th century wing; oversailing stair with decorative cast-iron balustrade with fan and wheel motifs. Tripartite doorway with 6-panelled door and with timber pilasters, 4-pane side lights and delicate, traceried fanlight. Tall windows flanking at ground floor, 2 smaller windows to basement with 2 bull's-eye ventilators flanking stair. 2 contemporary wooden, piended tripartite canted dormers to
attic, slate hung. Window to each gable at ground floor; later canted bay addition to W. Earlier wing to rear; all openings enlarged with modern windows, modern porch in re-entrant angle. Sash and case windows with 12-pane glazing pattern. Grey slates, ashlar coped skews, corniced ashlar stacks. decorative cans.
A style of farmhouse, with attic and basement, commonly found further south in Aberdeenshire. Outbuildings to the S; former steading. Only the finialled gabled end of the old schoolhouse to the NE now remains, incorporated within modern farm buildings (see Simpson).
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