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Ellon Road, Gordon Barracks Parade Ground, Junior Ranks Club

A Category B Listed Building in Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1801 / 57°10'48"N

Longitude: -2.0881 / 2°5'17"W

OS Eastings: 394769

OS Northings: 809925

OS Grid: NJ947099

Mapcode National: GBR XQ.XGTP

Mapcode Global: WH9QJ.WSTJ

Entry Name: Ellon Road, Gordon Barracks Parade Ground, Junior Ranks Club

Listing Date: 19 March 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353029

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18860

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Old Machar

County: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Bridge of Don

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

J and W Wittet, circa 1935. 2-storey, 9-bay mess building, symmetrical design with baronial detailing. Pinned squared granite rubble with finely tooled ashlar dressings and long and short quoins, in lighter colour, rock-faced plinth. Multi-pane sash and case windows, slate roof. Centre 3 bays taller and advanced, centre bay under with bold canted window at ground, crenellated parapet. Very grand Royal coated arms tripartite above with pediment detail to centre light. Corbelled angle bartizans. Outer wings lower with porches setinto re-entrant angles. All gables crowstepped. 2 rear wings, one circa 1960 and infilled court.

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