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Listed Buildings

Listed Buildings

The lists of buildings of special architectural or historical interest exist essentially to help safeguard the built heritage and promote its understanding.

Grade A is the highest grade of listing. It comprises “Buildings of national or international importance, either architectural or historic, or fine little-altered examples of some particular period, style or building type”. The Grade A buildings in the area are:-

There are numerous grade B buildings (“Buildings of regional or more than local importance, or major examples of some particular period, style or building type which may have been altered”), including:-

  • the Chapel, Lodge and Walled Garden at Drum Castle
  • the Symbol Stone, Walled Garden, Mausoleum and Old West Lodge of Park House
  • Drumoak Parish Church and Manse (incl. Terrace and Offices)
  • Old Parish Church, Churchyard, Old Manse and Outbuildings at Dalmaik
  • Park Bridge Tollhouse
  • Mill of Drum Millers House
  • Milton of Crathes Old Bridge (packhorse bridge)
  • Mill of Drum (Mill of Crathes on map)
  • Crathes Doocot
  • Kirkton Old Bridge over Burn of Sheeoch
  • Mill of Durris
  • Durris House, Stables and East Lodge
  • Keith’s Tower
  • Bridge of Blairydryne over Burn of Sheeoch
  • Kirkton of Durris Kirkyard - Fraser Burial Aisle
  • Kirkton of Durris Kirk Manse (now “Glebe House”)

Historical Maps (16th Century) - see www.nls.uk/pont/specialist/pont11.html or www.nls.uk/digitallibrary/map/early/gordon.html (19th Century) - see www.old-maps.co.uk