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Gordon Castle, West Lodge, Main Entrance with 2 Dwellings

A Category A Listed Building in Fochabers Lhanbryde, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6169 / 57°37'0"N

Longitude: -3.1015 / 3°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 334295

OS Northings: 859081

OS Grid: NJ342590

Mapcode National: GBR L8PL.KXT

Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.BTB5

Entry Name: Gordon Castle, West Lodge, Main Entrance with 2 Dwellings

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332305

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1621

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bellie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

John Baxter, 1791-2. Entrance arch, crenellated screen walls
and flanking lodges with modern rear additions. Tooled
ashlar, polished ashlar dressings; harled additions at rear.
Tall central crenellated triumphal arch linked to flanking
single storey, single bay lodges by screenwall; lodges linked
to quadrants by continuation of screenwall. Single pedestrian
entrance each side of main entrance and single window of each
lodge, the latter set in shallow round-headed panel.
REAR: square single bay, mirrored lodges project at rear,
each with entrance facing drive-way and set-back crenellated
elevation with additional entrance fronting modern rear
additions. Original doors and windows set in shallow
round-headed panels; 12-pane glazing. Rear coped wallhead
stacks; shallow piended roofs masked by crenellated
wallheads; slate roofs to modern additions.

Statement of Interest

Upgraded: B to A, 24.3.88

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