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Castle Grant, West Lodge, Gate Piers and Retaining Walls.

A Category B Listed Building in Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3398 / 57°20'23"N

Longitude: -3.6044 / 3°36'15"W

OS Eastings: 303528

OS Northings: 828837

OS Grid: NJ035288

Mapcode National: GBR K9GB.3NB

Mapcode Global: WH5JH.LSV3

Entry Name: Castle Grant, West Lodge, Gate Piers and Retaining Walls.

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330592

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB350

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Parish: Cromdale, Inverallan And Advie

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Later 19th century. Baronial 2-storey gate lodge. Square

tooled granite, rubble rear, tooled granite ashlar dressings. Asymmetrical 2-bay S and E fronts (facing road and drive

respectively); drum tower rises from facetted base at SE

angle, flanking left gate pier. Entrance to lodge in angle

with tower and E front masked by shallow gabletted and

crowstepped porch with monogram above lintel.

Coat of arms in 1st floor of drum tower, latter lit by slit

vents and terminating with slated conical tower and cast-iron

finial. Corbelled parapet to dwelling and square

angle bartizans." 12-pane glazing; coped end stacks; slate

roofs.

Gate piers; simple pair granite gate piers; no gates survive.

Retaining walls: right gate pier flanked by stumpy

crenellated octagon imitating base of lodge angle tower from

which stretches low coped and buttressed retaining wall,

enclosing wide approach area from main road; interval piers

with pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

Formerly called South Lodge.

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