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Inverchandlick, Invercauld Policies

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0164 / 57°0'59"N

Longitude: -3.4023 / 3°24'8"W

OS Eastings: 314949

OS Northings: 792573

OS Grid: NO149925

Mapcode National: GBR W0.CXB9

Mapcode Global: WH6M8.QX10

Plus Code: 9C9R2H8X+H3

Entry Name: Inverchandlick, Invercauld Policies

Listing Name: Invercauld Policies, Inverchandlick

Listing Date: 14 November 2006

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 399281

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50762

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crathie and Braemar

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Crathie And Braemar

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Circa 1840. Distinctive Picturesque single storey 3 bay cottage with deep bracketed eaves and unusual detailing. Rear extension. Situated in prominent position on N bank of the River Dee. Coursed pink granite. Hoodmoulds. Half hipped roof.

S elevation; central gabled porch to S with deep timber bracketed eaves with decorative barge boarding with timber door and 4 small round openings linked by Greek cross to apex. Flanking bipartite windows with timber mullions and transoms.

Tripartite window to E with timber mullions and transoms set in low advanced bay with piended roof.

Predominantly timber casement windows with some timber sash and case. 2 gable polygonal stacks with canted bases and decorative coping. Partly re-roofed (early 21st century).

INTERIOR: Unable to access at time of resurvey but believed to be modernised (2005).

Statement of Interest

This is a well detailed cottage built in the Picturesque style. Situated in a prominent position on the River Dee, it has the picturesque qualities of being both artistically set within the landscape and showing an irregularity of style. This Picturesque style became popular amongst landowners in the early nineteenth century, and there were many available pattern books with suggested designs. It is possible that this was designed by a James Henderson, using designs from the pattern books of P F Robinson. The cottage shows similar detailing to Clagganghoul, also on Invercauld Estate (see separate listing).

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