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Darnaway, Walled Garden, East. Gatepiers and Gates (Redstone Nursery Gardens)

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5701 / 57°34'12"N

Longitude: -3.6788 / 3°40'43"W

OS Eastings: 299680

OS Northings: 854575

OS Grid: NH996545

Mapcode National: GBR K88Q.CJX

Mapcode Global: WH5H9.GZDL

Entry Name: Darnaway, Walled Garden, East. Gatepiers and Gates (Redstone Nursery Gardens)

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333175

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2285

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Dyke And Moy

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Later 18th or early 19th century. Large square rubble walled
garden. Tooled ashlar cope. Entrances in N and W.
Further entrance at E, style of Sir Robert Lorimer, circa
1925. Pair tall polished ashlar piers with ribbed and blocked
pilaster strips E and W rising to moulded cornice caps
supporting (deer?) hound finials.
Pair decorative wrought-iron gates under matching overthrow
bearing gilded coat of arms. Gilded berry detailing to
foliate decoration.

Statement of Interest

Sir Robert Lorimer designed dairy at Kinfauns, Perthshire for

Earl of Moray in 1928 and is understood to have also designed

Redstone garden entrance.

The major part of walled garden lies in Dyke and Moy Parish.

The Darnaway Burn flows roughly E-W through garden forming

parish boundary with Edinkillie in which the S portion lies.

Gardener's house and bothy not included in listing.

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