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GORDON CASTLE GARDENS, GARDEN HOUSELB1627

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
26/01/1971
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Bellie
NGR
NJ 34821 59195
Coordinates
334821, 859195

Description

1811. 2-storey, wide 3-bay house with later projecting gabled

bay at rear. The house is flanked on both sides by the N wall

of the walled garden, into which the S elevation projects

slightly. Brick frontage, harled flanks at rear.

Symmetrical S elevation with wide centre projecting canted

bay with centre entrance and small windows in flanking

facets; wider ground floor windows in outer bays; all 1st

floor windows segmental-headed and close under eaves; outer

windows are 3-light, the remainder of 2 lights, divided by

thick moulded wooden mullions, and with multi-pane glazing.

Pair coped ridge stacks; piended slate roof raised over 1st

floor windows.

REAR: slightly projecting rear centre bays, now fronted by

later wing with entrance in re-entrant angle.

Statement of Special Interest

The raised 'eyebrows' of the front roofline and the

segmental-headed 1st floor windows are reminiscent of Sussex

traditional building. This stylisticc influence may have

come from the Goodwood Estate, Sussex, property of the Dukes

of Richmond and Gordon.

Estate accounts refer to 'new house for gardener', presumably

the head gardener.

References

Bibliography

Scottish Record Office GD 44/51/390.

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