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Duff House, Duff House Gardens

Walled Garden (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Duff House, Duff House Gardens

Classification Walled Garden (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Duff House, Walled Garden; Duff House Estate; Duff House Policies

Canmore ID 132285

Site Number NJ66SE 8.05

NGR NJ 69054 63729

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Banff
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Banffshire

Site Management (25 May 2011)

Single pitch rubble bothy with former boiler house (to heat vinery) and wallhead chimney stacks. Glazed single pitch greenhouse (Vinery) with late l9th century cast-iron brattishing to its south.

John Clerk's topographical print of Banff reveals the walled garden in present form with 2 lean-to greenhouses against S facing wall. Garden formerly within Duff House policies, but now separated by modern road. Bricks retained heat, conserving warmth in S facing walls for fruit growing. Bricks probably came from the late l8th century Blackpots Brick and Tile works, Whitehills. (Historic Scotland)


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