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East Mains, Gofl Road, Aboyne Castle

A Category C Listed Building in Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.0797 / 57°4'47"N

Longitude: -2.7734 / 2°46'24"W

OS Eastings: 353217

OS Northings: 799012

OS Grid: NO532990

Mapcode National: GBR WR.83G8

Mapcode Global: WH7NJ.C9LY

Plus Code: 9C9V36HG+VM

Entry Name: East Mains, Gofl Road, Aboyne Castle

Listing Name: Aboyne, Golf Road, East Mains

Listing Date: 30 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394448

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47066

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aboyne and Glen Tanar

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Aboyne And Glen Tanar

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Mid 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, L-plan former farmhouse. Tooled coursed granite rubble finely finished to margins. Long and short dressings; canted dormers to attic floor.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; corniced with consoles doorway to centre of ground floor, panelled timber door with 2-pane fanlight; window to each flanking bay. 2-light skylight to centre of attic floor, flanked to left and right by dormers.

N ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 2-bay; gabled bay to left with window to ground floor; small skylight to right bay of attic floor.

W ELEVATION: asymmetrical; gabled bay advanced to left; lean-to conservatory to ground floor, window set in gablehead; right return and left bay not seen 1998.

S ELEVATION: near-symmetrical; gabled with single storey addition advanced to left of ground floor.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with stone ridge. Coped stone skews with simple skewputs. Tooled coped granite gablehead stacks with circular and octagonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Small traditional farmhouse retaining much of its original detailing and character.

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