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Fort Augustus Abbey, Gate Lodge

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1435 / 57°8'36"N

Longitude: -4.6789 / 4°40'43"W

OS Eastings: 238008

OS Northings: 809030

OS Grid: NH380090

Mapcode National: GBR G9TV.3K9

Mapcode Global: WH2FK.3Q72

Entry Name: Fort Augustus Abbey, Gate Lodge

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332623

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1863

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Circa 1880, probably H. Hanson. Substantial 2-storey, 3-bay
gate lodge; all bull-faced rubble with contrasting ashlar
sandstone dressings. Symmetrical 3-bay N front; ground
floor bipartites with shouldered lintels; 3 gabletted
dormers in mansard roof. 2-bay return E gable with recessed
glazed door and bipartite similar to those in N front. 2
pointed-headed cusped windows in 1st floor with small centre
attic window. 2-pane glazing. Single storey, single bay
wing to rear. Corniced end ridge stacks; slated mansard
roofs with tiled ridges. Small single storey lean-to wing
at W gable.

Statement of Interest

Centre bipartite in N front replaces former entrance (1984).

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