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Gate Lodge And Gate Piers, Glenborrodale Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6772 / 56°40'37"N

Longitude: -5.9107 / 5°54'38"W

OS Eastings: 160546

OS Northings: 760770

OS Grid: NM605607

Mapcode National: GBR CCS2.9DK

Mapcode Global: WGZCW.5FNK

Plus Code: 9C8PM3GQ+VP

Entry Name: Gate Lodge And Gate Piers, Glenborrodale Castle

Listing Name: Glenborrodale Castle Hotel, Gate Lodge and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 29 May 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330843

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB525

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardnamurchan

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Ardnamurchan

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Sidney Mitchell 1898. Asymmetrical 2-storey gate lodge. All
grey bullfaced rubble with tooled red sandstone ashlar
dressings. Projecting squat, 2-storey drum tower with
conical bellcast slated roof in centre of east elevation
(facing drive) with entrance in re-entrant angle. Steeply
pitched gabled south front with centre ashlar canted bay
window rising full height and terminating in facetted
slated gablet and with ground and 1st floor transomed and
mullioned windows. Multi-pane glazing; wing to rear with
corniced end stack; bellcast slate roof. Small modern flat
roofed extension to rear at west.
Gate piers; pair circular bullfaced rubble gate piers with
conical ashlar caps terminating with diminutive ball
finials; flanking square piers with shallow domed caps
linked to similar end piers by low coped retaining wall; all
bullfaced rubble. Decorative cast-iron spearhead railings;
decorative cast- and wrought-iron pair carriage and matching
pedestrian gates.

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