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Fettercairn House

Country House (17th Century)

Site Name Fettercairn House

Classification Country House (17th Century)

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

Canmore ID 36117

Site Number NO67SE 2

NGR NO 65583 73990

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Fettercairn
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Kincardineshire

Archaeology Notes

NO67SE 2.00 65583 73990

NO67SE 2.01 6585 7402 Fettercairn Home Farm (Mains of Fettercairn)

NO67SE 2.02 6540 7401 The Cottage

NO67SE 2.03 65639 73961 Garden Wall

(NO 6560 7396) Fettercairn House (NAT)

OS 6" map, (1959)

The south wing of Fettercairn House is a plain three-storey building, long and narrow, which bears the date 1666. The rest of the house was built in 1839 and 1877.

A C Cameron 1899.

Fettercairn House is included in a list of fortified houses dating in some part from the defensive period, but so altered at a later period as to leave little of the earlier work visible and now presenting a wholly different appearance.

N Tranter 1962-70.

Still occupied, otherwise no further information.

Visited by OS (A A) 8 September 1971.


Scottish Castle Survey 1988; N Bogdan and I B D Bryce 1991.

Architecture Notes

NO67SE 2.00 65583 73990


Fettercairn House.

Architect: William Burn 1826 (additions).

Sir Robert Lorimer 1898 (additions) ? Library.

Wardrop and Reid (additions).


Photographic Survey (1956)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1956.


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