Ellengowan (or Ellangowan),
NW of Cults
on the SW side of
Old maps spell it "Ellengowan".
The Gibbon family spelt it "Ellangowan" in:
- The poem of 1849.
- The Gibbon entries in
- The old house sign.
Taken from the road junction (NE side).
and full size
See similar shot
Ellengowan was built c.1835.
The unmarried sisters the
are listed as living here in
It is listed as "Ellangowan cottage, Pitfoddels"
[Hill of Pitfoddels is nearby].
poem of 1849
But think he was only visiting, did not live here.
It is now a listed building, see
Ellengowan today ("Sunnyside Livery Stables").
The old house is to the E side of the plot. Newer building to the W side.
2019 screenshot from
Google satellite view.
See also streetmap.co.uk.
Taken from the S lawn.
and full size.
The old house sign says "Ellangowan".