WALLED GARDEN: James Playfair, 1788. Large rectangular walled
garden. Brick walls, random rubble to outer face of N wall
only, polished ashlar copes, angle pilasters and stacks
serving wall flues.
Pair round-headed entrances in N wall flanked by series of
lean-to bothies and former boiler houses. No corresponding
glass houses now front S aspect of wall but wallhead crowned
by coped stacks. Similar dummy coped stacks form angle
Substantial gap slapped in centre of E wall.
Square-headed pedestrian gate with ashlar jambs and
double-leaf doors in W wall serving Garden House.
GARDENERS' COTTAGES AND SMALL REAR WALLED GARDEN: earlier
19th century, pair single storey, 4-bay cottages (possibly
each cottage originally 2 dwellings) set at slight angle one
to another and linked by curved S wall of small rectangular
walled garden at rear.
E COTTAGE: single storey, back to back with mirrored similar
size block parallel at rear. Whitewashed; off-centre entrance
masked by modern small flat-roofed porch. Segmental-headed
lintels to 4 front windows; 3 windows in rear elevation,
enlarged in outer bays. 12-pane glazing. Coped end stacks;
slate roofs; stone ridges.
W COTTAGE: as at E but without parallel rear block. Harl
pointed rubble, tooled rubble dressings; off centre entrance
(without porch). End stacks; slate roof; stone ridge.
Each end of rear walled garden returns to finish opposite NE
and NW angles of main garden divided by roadway, the gaps
flanked by simple square ashlar gatepiers.
GARDEN HOUSE: dated 1869 possibly A and W Reid, Elgin, sited
at W side of main walled garden and with modern E wing
breaking wall to give onto garden. 2-storey house of varying
roof heights with modern 2-storey wing at rear. Harled,
tooled ashlar margins and dressings. Symmetrical 3-bay W
front with slightly advanced and gabled centre bay with
hoodmoulded entrance with datestone above; flanking
N and S return gables with single ground and 1st floor
windows; single storey 3-bay wing at rear together with
modern 2-storey wing breaking into walled garden with
projecting canted window rising full-height. Mainly 12-pane
glazing. Shaped skewputts; fleurs-di-lis stone finials; slate
roofs; stone ridges.