Balbithan House, Inverurie, Scotland
Record Id: 211
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
The oldest remaining trees in the policies at Balbithan House date to the mid-19th century but the present gardens are known for the plant collections built up there from the 1960s.
Brief history of site
The botanical artist, Mrs Mary McMurtrie, bought Balbithan in 1960. She created a garden specialising in roses, violas, pinks and primulas, and also featuring many native wild flowers.
Address: Balbithan House, Kintore, Inverurie, AB510UQ
Aberdeenshire; Inverurie South and Port Elphinstone
Historical County: Aberdeenshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||38||Grid Ref:||NJ 812189|
Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: house
Main period of development: Mid 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 4