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Balmoral Castle, Bench

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0345 / 57°2'4"N

Longitude: -3.2206 / 3°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 326020

OS Northings: 794372

OS Grid: NO260943

Mapcode National: GBR W7.BTRP

Mapcode Global: WH6MC.HGM4

Entry Name: Balmoral Castle, Bench

Listing Date: 12 March 2010

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 400394

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51462

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

Dated 1884. Polished pink granite bench sited behind Baile-na-Coille, with carved brackets at base and outer arm rests; stepped back with carved wreath and crown at centre, flanked by gilded inscription.

Statement of Interest

Sited near to statue of John Brown and also of group value. The inscription reads: 'Who'e'er is distant, He is always near, Never so near, as now he's gone'.

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