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Haughton House

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Haughton House

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Haughton House Policies; Haughton Country Park

Canmore ID 128350

Site Number NJ51NE 111

NGR NJ 58309 16908

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

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Haughton House, c.1800 or slightly earlier. Spare but not unimpressive earlier work is rather over-shadowed by wider rear addition: former tall and restrained, three storeys and basement in quoined ashlar with slightly projecting centre bay, on three-window front, a cornice and gabled ends. Porch and centre gable added at same time, 1860, as the ponderous rear wing. Icehouse, c.1800, barrel vaulted with boulder rubble front.

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

NJ51NE 111.00 58309 16908

NJ51NE 111.01 58226 16974 Ice-house

NJ51NE 111.02 58249 17050 Cottages

NJ51NE 111.03 5828 1655 curling pond

NJ51NE 111.04 5772 1653 lodge

NJ51NE 111.05 5815 1690 walled garden

NJ51NE 111.06 5859 1684 Haughton Farm

For well at NJ 5813 1705, see NJ51NE 53.

Haughton. Mansion, originally c. 1800 or slightly earlier; three-storey and basement three-window front; alterations (by James Matthews) in 1891; porch, centre gable and wider rear additin of same height. Icehouse barrel-vaulted with boulder rubble front. Site of manor in area.

(Newspaper reference cited).

NMRS, MS/712/50.

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