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Steading, Old Union House, School Road, Aberdeen

A Category C Listed Building in Tarland, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.1304 / 57°7'49"N

Longitude: -2.8563 / 2°51'22"W

OS Eastings: 348258

OS Northings: 804716

OS Grid: NJ482047

Mapcode National: GBR WN.4WTY

Mapcode Global: WH7N9.313K

Plus Code: 9C9V44JV+5F

Entry Name: Steading, Old Union House, School Road, Aberdeen

Listing Name: Aberdeen Road, Old Union House, Steading

Listing Date: 20 August 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397688

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49973

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tarland

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Tarland

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Possibly early 19th century. Single storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan, piend-roofed steading. Patchy lime harl over coursed rubble with squared long and short quoins. Voussoirs.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: segmental-headed cart arch to centre with irregularly-disposed doors to flanking bays.

W ELEVATION: single door to outer left.

All doors boarded timber. Grey slates with traditional cast-iron roof lights.

INTERIOR: some original fittings retained including feeding byre with mangers and stone troughs, and some cobbled floors.

Statement of Interest

This small steading, a rare survival with much of its interior intact, was originally associated with the nearby farmhouse now known as Old Union House. The farmhouse was extended and converted to bank premises for the Union Bank of Scotland in or soon after 1843.

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