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Sundial, Walled Garden, Netherdale House

A Category B Listed Building in Marnoch, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.5288 / 57°31'43"N

Longitude: -2.5832 / 2°34'59"W

OS Eastings: 365171

OS Northings: 848885

OS Grid: NJ651488

Mapcode National: GBR M8ZT.P94

Mapcode Global: WH8MM.9146

Plus Code: 9C9VGCH8+GP

Entry Name: Sundial, Walled Garden, Netherdale House

Listing Name: Netherdale Walled Garden, Summerhouse Sundial and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 4 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354027

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19620

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200354027

Location: Marnoch

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Marnoch

Traditional County: Banffshire

Tagged with: Sundial

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Circa 1800. Walled garden, sited to N of Netherdale House. Ashlar coped rubble, brick-lined with pink wash, approximately 120m x 140m.

SUMMERHOUSE: 2-storey Gothic, against N wall; brick, rendered, with contrasting ashlar dressings. Panelled door to centre in broad canted pavilion advanced and breaking eaves, windows flanking, 3 windows at 1st floor; central window with pointed arch. Single bays of rectangular-plan body flanking with piended roofs, each with panelled door at ground floor (one 2-leaf), small window to 1st floor. Sash and case windows, small-pane glazing pattern. Gothic tracery pattern to pointed window. Grey slates swept eaves to pavilion; clay ridge tiles and finials.

INTERIOR: classical timber chimneypieces to each floor, 1st floor room more elaborate, simple plasterwork, Greenhouses adjoining to left, in ruinous condition.

SUNDIAL: at centre of garden; horizontal dial on ashlar columnar pedestal; inscribed James Rose Innes of Netherdale (see notes of Netherdale House listing).

GATEPIERS: to S; coursed ashlar, corniced with pyramidal caps. Currently with wooden gate.

Statement of Interest

Netherdale House, Coachhouse and Dovecot are listed separately.

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