Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.

HOUSE OF AUCHIRIESLB16119

Status: Designated

Documents

There are no additional online documents for this record.

Summary

Category
B
Date Added
16/04/1971
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire
Planning Authority
Aberdeenshire
Parish
Rathen
NGR
NJ 97737 60681
Coordinates
397737, 860681

Description

Complex structure of several dates in first half of 18th

century comprising 3 blocks in approximately Z-plan

arrangement as:- EAST BLOCK. Roofless, dated 1715. 2-storey rubble-built, harled, centre door (later enlarged) flanked by

shotholes, Ogilvy monogram and window over; 2-window to W.

1-window to E. 2 back wings one partly demolished and longer

than other, both later. CENTRE BLOCK Roofless, slightly

later, also harled rubble with chamfered margins. 2-storey,

1-window (dummies) S. gable, approx. symmetrical W. front

centre door, 5-window at 1st floor. WEST BLOCK roofed,

occupied as farmhouse, ashlar granite with cherry cocking, 6

windows long, tall single-storey at E. end, low 2-storey at

W. end. 2 shotholes 1st floor, back wing. Centre compartment

(present kitchen) vaulted, joinery of several dates, E. part

remodelled early 19th century. Outbuildings: tall piend

roofed outbuilding and stretch of garden wall on S. Low barn

on W.

References

Bibliography

N.S.A. v.12 p.295 3.S.A. p.319 Pratt's Buchan p.165 ('fast

falling into ruin') James Moir, A New History of Buchan

(serial) in Peterhead Sentinel) p.606 Buchan Field Club v.

VII p.53

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see www.historicenvironment.scot. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

Find out more about listing and our other designations at www.historicenvironment.scot. You can contact us on 0131 668 8716 or at designations@hes.scot.

Images

There are no images available for this record, you may want to check Canmore for images relating to HOUSE OF AUCHIRIES

There are no images available for this record.

Search Canmore

Printed: 16/11/2018 16:26