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Mormond (Cortes) House

A Category B Listed Building in Rathen, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6254 / 57°37'31"N

Longitude: -2.0019 / 2°0'6"W

OS Eastings: 399987

OS Northings: 859489

OS Grid: NJ999594

Mapcode National: GBR P8DK.RLH

Mapcode Global: WH9NG.6LZP

Entry Name: Mormond (Cortes) House

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354192

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19778

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rathen

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Fraserburgh and District

Parish: Rathen

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Eary 19th century. 2-storey and basement rectangular block,
harled with granite margins and dressings. 4 - window W.
front, centre 2 advanced, couple-column R-doric porch with
curved stairs flanked by niches, tripartite doorpiece within
with some gothick touches. Triglyphs over columns,
modillioned cornice, blocking course with centre panelled
features, finely detailed. 3-window down flanks. Main cornice
with blocking course, centre panels, piended roof with 2
centre chimneys and conical lantern light. Simple classic
interior with centre stairwell.

Statement of Interest

Built for Gordon of Cairnbulg who inherited the property from

the Earl of Aberdeen in 1801

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