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Warthill House

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Warthill House

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Little Wartle

Canmore ID 76771

Site Number NJ73SW 15

NGR NJ 71158 31518

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

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Warthill House, 17th century, altered 1801, 1850s Mackenzie & Matthews. Began as a low, L-plan harled block with

square corbie-stepped angle turret carried on deep corbel table. Sympathetic 1801 mansion with pedimented dormers forms courtyard; large bays on original block presumably part of extensive 1891 'Elizabethan' additions, most of which have been demolished. Offices continue early theme. 1681 panel. Of Leslies of Warthill; passed to Arbuthnot-Leslies.

Taken from "Aberdeenshire: Donside and Strathbogie - An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Ian Shepherd, 2006. Published by the Rutland Press

Archaeology Notes

NJ73SW 15.00 71158 31518

NJ73SW 15.01 7096 3198 Home Farm

NJ73SW 15.02 7144 3244 North Lodge

NJ73SW 15.03 7138 3087 South Lodge

NJ73SW 15.04 7056 3159 West Lodge

NJ73SW 15.05 7097 3148 Walled Garden

For cottage (within Warthill House Policies) at NJ 7074 3134, see NJ73SW 33.

Warthill House. A two-storey mansion house of 18th century date with extensive additions in 1851.

NMRS, MS/712/73.


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