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RANNAS E AND W BLOCKS, AND WALLED GARDENLB15526

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
25/04/1989
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Rathven
NGR
NJ 46179 64736
Coordinates
346179, 864736

Description

Mid-later 18th century. Pair of formerly mirrored 2-storey,

5-bay blocks wth centre projecting stairwell flanked by

doorways, fronting each other and flanking front court of

mansion long demolished. Pinned rubble, tooled ashlar

dressings.

E BLOCK: converted as dwelling in later 19th century. Ground

floor canted window projects at SW, 2 gabled dormers break

wallhead in outer front bays, 3 at rear. 4-pane glazing.

Later 19th century gabled end stacks, single rear wallhead

stack; later 19th century gabled slate roof with projecting

eaves.

W BLOCK: symmetrical 5-bay E front; entrances flank centre

stair projection; regular 3-window fenestration in W

elevation; all windows margined. Coped end stacks; piended

local slate roof with stone ridge.

INTERIOR: in poor condition; remains of former kitchen in

ground floor and large combed ceiling room in 1st floor.

Cantilevered staircase survives in stairwell.

WALLED GARDEN: L-plan walled garden to E and N of complex

enclosing site of former mansion. Rubble, tooled cope. Large round-headed entrance arch at W.

Statement of Special Interest

Rannas was the ancestral home of the Hay's of Rannas. Andrew

Hay, the last of the line, died in 1789, after which the

property was bought by the Earl of Seafield. The 'House of

Rannas' was demolished at some time before 1822: some of the

material re-used in Cullen Town Hall, 1822-3. Some slates

re-used on Cullen House c. 1985.

References

Bibliography

THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT (1792-3, Witherington and Grant

edition, 1982), p.395. Scottish Record Office GD248/784/5/56.

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