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Candacraig House, Walled Garden

Walled Garden (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Candacraig House, Walled Garden

Classification Walled Garden (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Candacraig House Estate; Candacraig House Policies

Canmore ID 120407

Site Number NJ31SW 7.06

NGR NJ 34033 11212

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/120407

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Strathdon
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

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The long, walled garden has a simple single-storey Gothick summer house, a striking Tempietta, and elaborate gates with wrought-iron ball finials to piers. The 17th-century doocot is a square plan with rat course and crowstepped gables on all four elevations and a room with hearth below the doocot proper. The west gates are square rubble piers with broken pediment tops by A G R Mackenzie, c.1956, an amusing caprice.

Taken from "Aberdeenshire: Donside and Strathbogie - An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Ian Shepherd, 2006. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NJ31SW 7.06 34033 11212

The long walled garden has a simple single-storey summer house, a striking Tempietta, and elaborate gates with wrought-iron ball-finials to the piers.

I Shepherd 1994.

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