Dated 1788. Courtyard plan; substantial stables/steading
range; single storey and single storey and loft. Rubble
and harl pointed rubble, tooled granite dressings.
N facing single storey and loft, 7-bay elevation (facing
mansion) with centre basket-arched entrance under gable
with keystone oculus and dated bellcote. Basket-arched
carriage houses in outer bays; 2 later wide square-headed
doorways at left and pedestrian entrance flanked by
segmental-headed windows at right. 6 loft windows.
W facing 7-bay elevation with gabled centre bay with wide segmental-headed entrance closed by plank doors flanked
by similar square-headed openings. Slightly advanced
gable at left and projecting gabled wing right.
Ball finialled apices ('pineapple' finial at SW gable);
Some modern alterations and additions at rear.
Statement of Special Interest
Bellcote dated 1788 and initialled AD for Major Alexander
Duff who purchased Mayen 1785-88 and built both mansion
and stable range, relegating the old house as the Mains
Modern silo tower at rear of steading not included in