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Candacraig House

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Candacraig House

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

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

Canmore ID 75761

Site Number NJ31SW 7

NGR NJ 33945 11130

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

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Candacraig House, 1835, John Smith. The house itself is much remodelled. The present two-storey asymmetrical harled

structure is a delightful reconstruction by A G R Mackenzie of Smith's Jacobean house (which had itself incorporated a house of earlier date). The west wing was added, 1900, by George Gordon and partly remodelled, 1956, after a fire. It has an angular and all too obtrusive bay rising above the wallhead. The east lodge is a single-storey red granite ashlar

Jacobean joy by John Smith with elaborately pedimented windows and captivating miniature Dutch gable. The offices are a single-storey-and-attic harled court of c.1835 and later; good stone dormer heads in coachhouse.

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 7.00 33945 11130

Candacraig House [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, September 2010.

NJ31SW 7.01 NJ 33888 11117 The Square

NJ31SW 7.02 NJ 34089 11356 East Lodge (North Lodge)

NJ31SW 7.03 NJ 3414 1135 kennels

NJ31SW 7.04 NJ 3415 1117 Dovecot Cottage

NJ31SW 7.05 NJ 34191 11152 Dovecot

NJ31SW 7.06 NJ 34033 11212 Walled Garden

NJ31SW 7.07 NJ 33743 11077 South Gates

NJ31SW 7.08 NJ 3408 1138 East Gates

NJ31SW 7.09 NJ 33922 11083 New Game Larder

NJ31SW 7.10 NJ 34072 11082 Tempietta

NJ31SW 7.11 NJ c. 3393 1115 Old Game Larder

For Candacraig Cottages (NJ 3435 1234 to 3441 1234), see NJ31SW 34.

NMRS REFERENCE:

ARCHITECTS:-

John Smith - original house

George Gordon 1901 West Wing partially remodelled

by A.G.R. Mackenzie 1956)

Original house was burnt c.1900. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library. For architectural history of Candacraig House see Historic Scotland List Description HB No: 16164.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Candacraig House, 1835, John Smith. The house itself is much remodelled, the present two-storey asymmetrical harled structure being a delightful reconstruction by A G R Mackenzie of Smith's Jacobean house, which had itself incorporated a house of earlier date. The W wing was added (1900) by George Gordon and partly remodelled (1956) after a fire. It has an angular and all too obtrusive bay rising above the wallhead.

I Shepherd 1994.

Reconstructed from ruins of a Jacobean mansion which had itself incorporated a house of earlier date.

Air photographs: AAS/95/01/G1/10-2, flown 30 January 1995.

NMRS, MS/712/43.

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