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Stables And Dovecot, Meldrum House

A Category A Listed Building in Mid Formartine, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.352 / 57°21'7"N

Longitude: -2.3138 / 2°18'49"W

OS Eastings: 381217

OS Northings: 829095

OS Grid: NJ812290

Mapcode National: GBR N9N9.0QK

Mapcode Global: WH8NJ.FGFR

Plus Code: 9C9V9M2P+QF

Entry Name: Stables And Dovecot, Meldrum House

Listing Name: Meldrum House Outer Gate and Stable and Coachhouse Block

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349943

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16225

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Meldrum

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine

Parish: Meldrum

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Dated 1628. U-plan block, altered late 18th century by
insertion of coach-houses, minor alterations of Simpson
period. Gatehouse has doocot upper floor with corbelled angle
pinnacles and fine Royal Arms on N.W. face;
tunnel-vaulted ground floor with arched recesses either side,
2 bosses in main vault and one in soffits of recesses;
richly rusticated N.W. arch, over-shadowed by later chamfered
outer portal, S.E. arch roll-moulded.
Wings 2-storey harled, openings mainly original and
chamfered, semi-circular coach house arches inserted late
18th century, perhaps 1777 (detached panel).

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