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Latitude: 57.388 / 57°23'16"N
Longitude: -1.9578 / 1°57'28"W
OS Eastings: 402636
OS Northings: 833066
OS Grid: NK026330
Mapcode National: GBR P9J6.1RY
Mapcode Global: WH9PM.WKWM
Entry Name: House of Leask
Listing Date: 30 May 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 398790
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19772
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Ellon and District
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Archibald Simpson, 1826-7. 2-storey mansion house comprising
main block and lower service wing. Burnt 1927 and roofless
ruin 1989. Granite rubble, formerly harled, finely dressed
base and string courses, rendered dressings to windows.
S elevation: 5-bay main frontage with central door and tall
flanking windows. 5-small 1st floor windows. Wide recessed
lower bay to right links to 2-bay gable end of service wing.
W elevation: with bold 2-storey 3-window bow and 2 flanking
E elevation: canted angles to main block, windowless. E front
to service wing wide 2-bay.
N elevation: 3 bays at W to main block stepped back to
left of centre to stair (all now gone) and W-facing front
of service wing.
Originally with deep eaves to piended slate roof.
Proposals for restoration 1989. Built for General Gordon
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