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Park Home Farm

A Category C Listed Building in Ordiquhill, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.603 / 57°36'10"N

Longitude: -2.6926 / 2°41'33"W

OS Eastings: 358706

OS Northings: 857211

OS Grid: NJ587572

Mapcode National: GBR M8QM.F7N

Mapcode Global: WH7L1.M509

Entry Name: Park Home Farm

Listing Date: 4 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353996

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19599

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ordiquhill

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Ordiquhill

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Dated 1867. Home farm comprised of steading block, residential block and bothy. Whinstone rubble with some pinning (cherry cocking) and stugged ashlar dressings.

STEADING: to W. Currently serving as range of vehicle sheds, formerly with cattle courts within. S elevation former cartshed and granary; 5 segmental cart-arches at ground, 1 pedestrian door. 2 irregular gabled granary openings above (1 now glazed with timber mullioned bipartite). E elevation of 5 bays, outer bays 2-storey and gabled; blinded cart-arch to outer left bay with window above; machine door slapping to outer right bay with blocked window above. Sliding doors to irregular openings of 3 intervening bays, each with timber gablehead.

COTTAGES: 2-storey pair of cottages to E, now absorbed as one, 5-bay house. Doors originally in 2nd and 4th bays at ground, door to right now blocked as window; boarded door retained in 2nd bay with 2-pane fanlight. Windows in flanking bays. 4 gabled dormers breaking eaves above.

BOTHY: to SE; small, single storey rectangular-plan gabled bothy. Door in gable to W with ashlar, round-arched stone, pedimented and finialled bellcote above the bell in situ. Window on return to right. Corniced stack to E gable. Kneelers to skews.

Variety of glazing patterns to sash and case windows. Boarded doors. Grey slates. Ashlar coped skews and skewputts; corniced gablehead stacks.

Statement of Interest

Former home farm on the estate of Park.

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