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Candacraig House, South Gates

Gate (Period Unassigned), Gate Pier(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Candacraig House, South Gates

Classification Gate (Period Unassigned), Gate Pier(S) (Period Unassigned)

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

Canmore ID 120408

Site Number NJ31SW 7.07

NGR NJ 33743 11077

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/120408

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  • 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 7.07 3374 1108

The west gates are square rubble piers with broken pediment tops by A G R Mackenzie, c. 1956, an amusing caprice.

I Shepherd 1994.

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