Dilspro (Grandhome)

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Dilspro (Grandhome)
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Name Dilspro (Grandhome)
Owner private
NGR NJ 89849 11747
Lon. & Lat. 57.196469,-2.169600
Council Aberdeen, City Of
Parish Old Machar
Nearby Castles Fetternear, Balbithan, Straloch House, Parkhill House
Year built 17th c.
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Grandhome House. Site of manor/mansion house. Mansion on E-plan; harled, crow-stepped gables; N wing 17th century incorporating earlier work; S wing 17th century. The two wings are linked by the 18th century W range; forestair to door in centre of second floor.

The estate belonged successively to the Keiths, Ogilvies, Buchanans, Gordons and Jaffrays until the late 17th century when it passed to the Patons of Farrochie, Fettercairn, who changed the earlier name for the property, Dilspro, to that presently used.


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