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The Ploughman's Society Hall

A Category B Listed Building in West Garioch, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3534 / 57°21'12"N

Longitude: -2.541 / 2°32'27"W

OS Eastings: 367546

OS Northings: 829341

OS Grid: NJ675293

Mapcode National: GBR N928.YG3

Mapcode Global: WH8ND.YF5N

Entry Name: The Ploughman's Society Hall

Listing Date: 11 September 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349709

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16003

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rayne

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: West Garioch

Parish: Rayne

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Probably built circa 1830 for the Ploughman's Society; a
plaque dated 1778 with trade symbol and coat of arms and
initials AL, JC, MR (? The Leiths of Freefield). 2-storey,
5-bay range. Squared granite with tooled dressings. Door
off-centre left, 2 windows to right one to left, 4 in first
floor with plaque between 2 centre windows. Windows in
gables; gable-end stacks, straight skews, slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Empty and semi-derelict 1984

The Leiths of Freefield provided financial help towards its

building.

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