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ADEN HOUSELB16093

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
02/07/1976
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire
Planning Authority
Aberdeenshire
Parish
Old Deer
NGR
NJ 98033 47833
Coordinates
398033, 847833

Description

Ruin, mostly roofless. ORIGINALLY:- late 18th century 2-storey rubble-built quadrangular (probably incorporating earlier work) with S front of 1/1/2/1/1 bays. End bays, advanced, 2-window quoined ashlar pedimented centre-piece.

LARGE RECONSTRUCTION JOHN SMITH 1832-3 W wing rebuilt with higher ground floor, ashlar granite with R-doric column penstyled centre bow with dome, 2-window to either side, consoled at ground floor; of outstanding merit.

Asymmetrically placed R-doric column to porte cochere added to S front, 2-window ashlar centre piece with centre chimney applied to S front. Court roofed as centre hall. Fireclay top balustrades added to blocking courses later.

Statement of Special Interest

Of outstanding merit, graded B on account of ruined condition. B Group with Aberdeenshire Farming Museum Formerly Aden House Stables, Laundry, Icehouse and Walled Garden. Aden Estate together with the ruinous Aden House now form the Aberdeenshire Council owned Aden Country Park.

References

Bibliography

NSA v 12 p 145 APSD. Contracts Aberdeen Journal July 11th 1832.

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