Probably Brown and Watt, Aberdeen; late 19th century
shooting lodge, incorporating earlier fabric in service
wing. Mainly 2-storey and attic Scottish renaissance house
with long irregular gabled SW entrance frontage and drawing
room wing (of slightly later build) set back at SE. Harled
with tooled ashlar dressings and margins.
Projecting gabled, irregular 4-bay centre block, crenellated round-headed porch in re-entrant angle with ornate panelled
double-leaf door under fanlight. 2-storey, 2-bay drawing
room wing set back at right with canted window in SE return
gable. Transomed and mullioned ground and centre 1st floor
windows; with pedimented detailing to centre gable windows.
Ornate crowstepped or segmental stilted pediments to front
1st floor windows breaking wallheads; multi-pane glazing.
Drumtower stairwell projects at NW with conical roof; angle
bartizan at S; crowstepped gables; local slate roof.
Fine rainwater goods, with dragon heads, cable-moulded
rhones and embossed down-pipes.
INTERIOR: restrained original fitting to public rooms.
Entrance hall with staircase screened by 3-arched Ionic
arcade. Lugged and moulded doorpieces, panelled doors.
Lugged and moulded chimneypieces in library and dining room;
simple 4-centred arched granite chimneypiece in drawing room.