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Latitude: 57.077 / 57°4'37"N
Longitude: -2.7793 / 2°46'45"W
OS Eastings: 352856
OS Northings: 798707
OS Grid: NO528987
Mapcode National: GBR WR.826G
Mapcode Global: WH7NJ.8DS2
Entry Name: Aboyne, Ballater Road, Bydand, Former Aboyne Castle South Lodge, Including Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 30 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394430
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47049
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Aboyne and Glen Tanar
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Mid 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan former lodge to Aboyne Castle. Rough-faced, squared coursed grey granite with finely finished margins. Base course; chamfered reveals; long and short vertically banded quoins; overhanging eaves with timber bargeboards and kingpost details.
SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; gableted porch advanced to centre of ground floor, glazed and panel timber door reached by single step, tooled panel bearing "H" surmounted by a crown set in gablehead; 2-light window to ground floor of bay to right; canted window to ground floor of bay to right. 2-pane skylight to centre of attic floor; gableted window breaking eaves to bay to right of attic; 2-light window set in gablehead of bay to left.
SE ELEVATION: near-symmetrical; shouldered advanced flue to centre of wall with tooled panel reading BYDAND; lean-to addition adjoining boundary wall to outer right.
NE ELEVATION: ground floor not seen 1998; window set in gablehead to bay to right.
NW ELEVATION: asymmetrical; shouldered advanced flue to centre breaking eaves, 2-light window to ground floor, recessed tooled panel with shield surmounted by crown above; small-pane timber door to flanking bay to left; single storey, flat-roofed addition to outer left with 2 small windows.
Predominantly 2 and 3-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with lead ridge. Coped, paired circular-plan gablehead stack to SE; coped, shouldered granite triple wallhead stack to NW. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
BOUNDARY WALLS: squared and snecked rough-faced granite boundary walls with rough-faced coping to SE of lodge.
Bydand was formerly the South Lodge to Aboyne Castle, until it was replaced by the present South Lodge in 1889 (see separate listing).
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