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Glenferness House Gate Lodge, Gate Piers and Entrance Gates

A Category B Listed Building in Nairn and Cawdor, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4655 / 57°27'55"N

Longitude: -3.7493 / 3°44'57"W

OS Eastings: 295164

OS Northings: 843046

OS Grid: NH951430

Mapcode National: GBR K83Z.WSR

Mapcode Global: WH5HV.CMV6

Entry Name: Glenferness House Gate Lodge, Gate Piers and Entrance Gates

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330896

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB563

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardclach

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Ardclach

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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Description

Archibald Simpson, 1844-45; additions A. & W. Reid, 1869.

Low single storey originally T-plan, now (with 1869 rear,

SE addition) cruciform plan; each arm a single bay. Mixed

granite rubble, tooled grey granite dressings. Centre corniced

door in NW arm (facing drive) now blocked as window; corniced

windows in centre each arm; base and band courses; ridge and

end corniced stacks; deep joisted eaves; shallow slate roof.

New harled, flat roofed wing and entrance at south.

Low coped rubble walls enclose lodge and flank entrance.

Simple panelled ashlar short square entrance piers with pair wrought-iron carriage gates (1953).

Statement of Interest

Plaque on gate piers records that the wrought-iron entrance

gates were presented to the Earl of Leven by local trades

people in 1953 on the occasion of his marriage.

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