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Gate Lodge, Boleskine House

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

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Latitude: 57.2666 / 57°15'59"N

Longitude: -4.4742 / 4°28'26"W

OS Eastings: 250889

OS Northings: 822257

OS Grid: NH508222

Mapcode National: GBR H9BJ.198

Mapcode Global: WH3G6.7MP7

Plus Code: 9C9Q7G8G+J8

Entry Name: Gate Lodge, Boleskine House

Listing Name: Boleskine House Gate Lodge and Gate Piers with Gates.

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332646

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1877

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Boleskine And Abertarff

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Earlier 19th century, single storey 3-bay NW facing gate
lodge. All coursed mixed rubble, with contrasting painted
tooled margins. Centre door with narrow side lights in
shallow canted recess; flanking casement windows. Centre
door sheltered by projecting 3-sided shallow piended canopy
supported by 4 slender painted cast-iron columns. Single
casement window in each return gable, also in shallow canted
recess. Small centre rear window. All casements and sashes
with horizontal glazing, tooled ashlar sandstone angles.
Stumpy off-centre stack; shallow piended slate roof with
projecting eaves.
Gate piers and gates; early-mid 19th century pair decorative
lattice work cast-iron square gate piers with shallow
pyramidal caps. Pair matching cast-iron carriage gates with
decorative spearhead detailing. Flanking matching spearhead
railings on low coped retaining wall.

Statement of Interest

Unusual shallow recess detailing to gate lodge. Probably

originally had paired ridge stacks.

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