Basic Site Details

Name: Ellon Castle (Old) and gaden features
Town, district or village: Ellon
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Castle  
Item 2 of 2Garden house  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41500s Build/construction 
Item 2 of 417811787Alterations and additionsAlterations to old House of Ardgirth - now largely demolished
Item 3 of 41851  Garden house and terrace stairs adapted
Item 4 of 41851 Destruction/demolitionJohn Baxter work largely demolished


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas Leiper C1500s Perhaps involved with construction
Item 2 of 3John BaxterArchitectB17811787Alterations to old house of Ardgirth - now largely demolished
Item 3 of 3James MatthewsArchitect 1851 Garden house and terrace stairs adapted


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Shepherd, Ian1994Gordon: an illustrated architectural guide  p193
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp39, 170

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City Libraries (Cowan Bequest)Baxter sale catalogue Plans and elevations of Ellon Castle.
Item 2 of 4Haddo House Estate OfficeHaddo House Estate Plans Collection Accounts for Ellon
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register31106Ellon Castle (Old) Garden House
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Baxter drawings for alterations, dated 1781