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Larders, Birkhall

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

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Latitude: 57.0284 / 57°1'42"N

Longitude: -3.0753 / 3°4'31"W

OS Eastings: 334823

OS Northings: 793541

OS Grid: NO348935

Mapcode National: GBR WD.C9B4

Mapcode Global: WH6MF.QLRV

Plus Code: 9C9R2WHF+8V

Entry Name: Larders, Birkhall

Listing Name: Birkhall, Larders

Listing Date: 12 March 2010

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 400379

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51447

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glenmuick, Tullich and Glengairn

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Glenmuick, Tullich And Glengairn

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Circa 1935 and circa 1950. 2 timber game larders, sited to rear of stables.

Earlier larder polygonal, boarded timber on granite base, with overhanging eaves supported on slender polygonal timber posts; door to one face with gauze screened panel; gauze screens to 4 faces with gauze screened panels above and above door. Tarred felt polygonal roof with timber flashing and finial.

Later larder rectangular-plan, lathed timber on concrete base. Principal elevation with 2 doors (2-leaf to left) flanking high fixed, gauze screened window. Similarly high gauze screened windows to other faces. Grey slate roof with lead flashings and louvred timber ventilator with ball finial.

Statement of Interest

A Group with Birkhall with Summerhouse, Wendy House, Garden Gate and Terraces, Birkhall Drive Bridge, Rope Bridge and Stables.

See more ornate larders at Balmoral Castle and Allt-na-Giubhsaich. The larders are grouped with the house at Birkhall, the drive and rope bridges and stables. Critical ancillaries supporting a sporting estate, built clearly evidencing their function.

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