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Gordon Castle, Fountain

A Category B Listed Building in Fochabers Lhanbryde, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6209 / 57°37'15"N

Longitude: -3.0889 / 3°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 335057

OS Northings: 859509

OS Grid: NJ350595

Mapcode National: GBR L8QL.5QM

Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.JQB4

Entry Name: Gordon Castle, Fountain

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332277

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1597

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bellie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Probably assembled in 19th century from various carved panels
and fragments of 16th and 17th century dates, one dated 1594.
Square plinth with moulded base and cornice supporting
narrower square stem with masks carved in each face below
shallow circular basin fitted with jets. Stands in centre of
pool encircled by low stone retaining wall.
Plinth facets carved with date, monograms, earl's coronet and
encircling wreaths.

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