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Tillycorthie Mansion House

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    TILLYCORTHIE HOUSE POLICIES; TILLYCORTHIE CASTLE; TILLYCORTHIE HOUSE
  • Canmore ID
    130391
  • Site type
    COUNTRY HOUSE
  • Parish
    UDNY
  • Council
    ABERDEENSHIRE
  • NGR
    NJ 9072 2337
  • Latitude, longitude
    57.300828N, 2.155646W
  • Archeological notes
    NJ92SW 114.00 9072 2337 NJ92SW 114.01 NJ 9072 2346 Tillycorthie Lodge NJ92SW 114.02 NJ 9056 2314 North Lodge NJ92SW 114.03 NJ 9066 2335 stables NJ92SW 114.04 NJ 9068 2332 coach house NJ92SW 114.05 NJ 9060 2332 Lakeside House NJ92SW 114.06 NJ 9090 2300 Tillycorthie Farm NJ92SW 114.07 NJ 9061 2327 fountain NJ92SW 114.08 NJ 9064 2325 Boat House NJ92SW 114.09 NJ 9059 2338 airshaft NJ92SW 114.10 NJ 9085 2337 chimney NJ92SW 114.11 NJ 90575 23131 East Lodge For 'Tillycorthie Castle' (NJ c. 90 23), see NJ92SW 15. Tillycorthie, built for James Rollo Duncan by the architect John Campbell of Aberdeen, on wealth generated by Bolivian tin and silver mines, was one of the first country houses in Britain to be constructed entirely from steel reinforced concrete. In recent times the house has been split into a number of separate private residences. Visited by RCAHMS (ATW, JRS), 29 January 1997. D Toulmin 1986.
  • Architectural notes
    NMRS REFERENCE: Built in Spanish style. Mordern 20th century. (Source - Aberdeenshire 3rd Statistical Account)

Related material information

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 990747 (5/10/1994)
    General view.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 130391 (1975)
    View of greenhouse from SE.
  • 130391 (1975)
    Interior. View of glass-roofed courtyard.
  • 130391 (1975)
    View from SW.
  • 130391 (17/2/2000)
    Oblique aerial photograph from NE.
  • 130391 (17/2/2000)
    Oblique aerial photograph from SE.
  • 130391 (17/2/2000)
    Oblique aerial photograph from NNE.
  • 130391 (17/2/2000)
    Oblique aerial photograph from NE.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Aberdeenshire, Sheet XLVII1866-67

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Aberdeen, Sheet 047.141867
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Aberdeen, Sheet 047.141867