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Latitude: 57.5586 / 57°33'31"N
Longitude: -2.6467 / 2°38'48"W
OS Eastings: 361402
OS Northings: 852245
OS Grid: NJ614522
Mapcode National: GBR M8TR.B7R
Mapcode Global: WH8MD.98XT
Entry Name: Auchintoul, Mains of Auchintoul - Steading
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354183
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19771
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
1790-1800. Large, quadrangular-plan steading. Squared and coursed granite ashlar with pinnings (cherry-cocking), ashlar dressings, band course. Stables, byres, threshing floor. Cattle courts to centre now partly demolished.
E ELEVATION: 2-stage, pedimented entrance tower at centre, with depressed arched pend at ground, band course above. Pointed arched window to 1st stage, 2 oval vents above to dovecot. Blue and gold enamelled clock to pediment, gabled ashlar bellcote with bell to gablehead. 5-bay piended ranges flanking; former stables to left, byres to right, openings now enlarged. Tower piended to courtyard; pointed arched window at 1st stage, small openings above blocked.
INTERIOR: timber trevises and hayhecks; drainage griep.
W ELEVATION: central tower with pend as above, (without clock), stack replacing bellcote. 4-bay ranges, flanking; doors between windows, window to outer bay. 4 windows at 1st floor.
S ELEVATION: formerly domestic; incorporating 2 2-storey cottages
3 irregular bays; outbuildings adjoining to right.
N ELEVATION: 2-storey threshing barn; ashlar coped, rubble vehicular ramp adjoining at ground, rising to double doors at 1st floor, breaking eaves in piended dormer. Large sliding doors at ground, windows to 1st floor. Wooden slatted floor inside.
COURTYARD: ashlar coped walls of cattle courts remaining. Doors at ground with windows flanking, smaller windows at 1st floor.
Letterbox fanlights to doors, some windows boarded, others with lying-pane glazing pattern. Grey slates to piended roof, corniced ashlar stacks.
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