Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 35457 59277
335457, 859277


Circa 1800. 2- and single storey range of N facing dwellings

and former kennel buildings now converted as houses. Tooled

pinned red sandstone with contrasting yellow sandstone ashlar

margins and dressings.

At extreme left (NE) 2-storey, 3-bay house. Centre door;

4-pane glazing in ground floor, 12-pane in upper floor. End

wallhead stacks; piended slate roof. Rear wing.

Extending W from W gable of end house a continuous mainly

single storey range of 3-bay blocks, at centre raised to low

2 storeys with loft (blind fenestration), off centre door and bandcourse.

2- and 12-pane glazing (some blind). Coped and panelled end

stacks; slate roofs.

Some rear additions; modern dormers at rear of centre block.

Square court at rear now divided as gardens. Later dog

kennels abut E elevation of coped wall; remainder of

enclosing wall has been lowered and is without cope.

Statement of Special Interest

Kennels depicted on 1808 plan, Gordon Castle policies.



Scottish Record Office RHP 2383(1808) Elgin Library Plan 557.

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 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.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but 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. 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.

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