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BALMORAL CASTLE, VENISON LARDERLB51497

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
12/03/2010
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire
Planning Authority
Aberdeenshire
Parish
Crathie And Braemar
National Park
Cairngorms
NGR
NO 2562 9507
Coordinates
325620, 795070

Description

J & W Smith, 1850, circular venison larder. Harled, stugged ashlar granite base and lintel band courses, ashlar dressings. Panelled door in recessed surround, flanked by arrowslit windows, gauze screened; further arrowslits around circumference. 8 clerestory lights above lintel course. Antler trophies at intervals between. Timber bracketed overhanging eaves. Conical slate roof with polygonal louvred, timber ventilator at apex with leaded swept pagoda cap and finial.

Statement of Special Interest

A group with Game Larders, Ice House, Stables, Pony Stables, The Surgery and Iron Ballroom, Joiners' Workshop.

Further fine larders can be found on the estates at Allt-na-Giubhsaich and Birkhall. J & W Smith sent revised drawings in January 1850, as the earlier designs had been too ornamental and too expensive, the revised estimate was £105. The work was completed by July 1850. Crème de la crème in larder design.

References

Bibliography

The Royal Archives, PP Balmoral 13, 44, 51, 834.

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