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Benholm's Lodge, Aberdeen

A Category B Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Latitude: 57.1711 / 57°10'16"N

Longitude: -2.1082 / 2°6'29"W

OS Eastings: 393556

OS Northings: 808924

OS Grid: NJ935089

Mapcode National: GBR SB0.ZS

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.L09W

Plus Code: 9C9V5VCR+CP

Entry Name: Benholm's Lodge, Aberdeen

Listing Name: Old Aberdeen, Tillydrone Road, Wallace's Tower (Benholm's Lodgings)

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354555

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20107

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Wallace's Tower
Behholm's Lodgings

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Tillydrone/Seaton/Old Aberdeen

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Originally: 1610/6 in Netherkirkgate as a tower-house just
outwith the city wall by Sir Robert Keith of Benholm-(Wallace
is corruption of Well-house)-Re-erected and restored at
present site, City Architect's Department (Dr. Simpson
advising) at expense of Marks and Spencer 1964. 3-storey
Z-Plan rubble-built 34' x 20'6" dia. and on E.11' (with
corbelled feature, sculptured figure in recess and armorial
panel.) Rubble-built, originally harled.

Statement of Interest

Norman Motte

(Scheduled Monument)

Part of Old Aberdeen 'A' group.

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