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Marnoch, Old Manse of Marnoch with Outbuildings and Garden Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Marnoch, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5391 / 57°32'20"N

Longitude: -2.6798 / 2°40'47"W

OS Eastings: 359400

OS Northings: 850090

OS Grid: NJ594500

Mapcode National: GBR M8RS.T7W

Mapcode Global: WH7L7.TR2T

Entry Name: Marnoch, Old Manse of Marnoch with Outbuildings and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 4 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354016

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19612

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Marnoch

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Marnoch

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

1805, additions and alterations by A and W Reid of Elgin, 1867. 2-storey, 3-bay manse with attic and raised basement, with 1-bay addition to E extending in rear wing to N by A and W Reid, 1867. Squared and coursed sandstone rubble with galleting, stugged ashlar dressings, stone mullions to bipartites.

S ELEVATION: stone steps with wrought-iron balustrade to doorway at principal floor, enlarged to tripartite with small-pane glazing to lights and fanlight. Inner door half-border-glazed, with margined strip fanlight. Later bipartites flanking, 3 windows at 1st floor. Bipartite to each floor of later wing to right.

W ELEVATION: window at 1st floor, small window to attic. Irregular fenestration at rear, 2 doorways to basement, piended dormer to attic. Sash and case windows with 12-pane glazing pattern; 8-pane to bipartites.

Grey slates, purple to later wing. Ashlar coped skews with moulded skewputts, coped stacks with decorative cans.

OUTBUILDINGS: 3 single storey, gabled outbuildings to W, forming courtyard, with piend-roofed store at centre.

GARDEN WALLS: ashlar-coped rubble.

Statement of Interest

The Old Manse is now an hotel, and the Herb Gardens a tourist attraction of the area, see INVENTORY. The Old Church of Marnoch is sited to the NE (listed separately).

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