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- NJ 94678 54991
- 394678, 854991
Late 18th century 2-storey and attic, 4-window granite ashlar
front, rubble gables, coped ashlar chimneys; skewputts; 2 later
canted dormers. Front garden with coped flanking garden walls,
original railings to front. Mid 19th century back wing,
2-window, 1 canted dormer, recessed tripartite doorpiece.
Statement of Special Interest
The village of Strichen was founded by Lord Strichen in 1764 'to
promote the Arts and Manufactures of this country and for the accommodation of Tradesman of all Denominations, Manufacturers
and other industrious people to settle within the same....'. The
houses were to be of <> form frontage 15 yards long the whole
of which had to be built up; this stipulation, providing for a
longer house than was generally desired led to the adoption
of a 'big end-small end' type of house' which is almost
universal in the older houses in Strichen. The feu duty for the
first 19 years was 1d if asked for.
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