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Cawdor Castle Gate Lodge and Entrance

A Category B Listed Building in Cawdor, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5252 / 57°31'30"N

Longitude: -3.9269 / 3°55'36"W

OS Eastings: 284703

OS Northings: 849971

OS Grid: NH847499

Mapcode National: GBR J8NT.ZYB

Mapcode Global: WH4GF.N38Z

Entry Name: Cawdor Castle Gate Lodge and Entrance

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332452

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1730

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cawdor

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Cawdor

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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Description

Simple 18th century single storey 3-bay cottage, rubble with
ashlar dressings. Chamfered door architraves; slightly
enlarged windows; crowsteps; corniced end stacks set
diagonally slate roof and stone ridge. North gable, with
enlarged window and slit apex attic light, incorporated in
portion of castle wall beside plain, high round-headed arched
entrance. Pair studded doors to archway.
Coped castle wall extends at west of entrance arch as
semi-circular recessed bay, with gunloops and 19th century
continuous stone seat.

Statement of Interest

Semi circular seat bay to west of castle entrance possibly

base of former drum tower.

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