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Darnaway, East Lodge, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category A Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5912 / 57°35'28"N

Longitude: -3.6843 / 3°41'3"W

OS Eastings: 299413

OS Northings: 856931

OS Grid: NH994569

Mapcode National: GBR K88N.H20

Mapcode Global: WH5H9.CGTD

Entry Name: Darnaway, East Lodge, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333178

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2287

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

1868. 2-storey, gabled asymmetrical N facing (to driveway)
lodge. Coursed tooled rubble, tooled ashlar dressings.
Advanced and gabled centre 2-storey gabled porch with moulded
basket arched recessed entrance, monogrammed plaque above and
slightly jettied 1st floor; canted window to left of porch;
bipartite and tripartites in ground and 1st floors, some with
stone canopies. Lattice-pane glazing to porch lights; 3- and
6-pane casements elsewhere. Tall coped octagonal ridge and
wallhead stacks in clusters of 3 and 2 respectively.
Decorative bargeboards; slate roofs.
GATEPIERS AND GATES: dated 1868; 4 square polished ashlar
gatepiers, flanking carriage and outer pedestrian entrances.
Each pier chamfered above square base; necked and corniced
caps supporting carved stone Earl's coronet as finial.
Ornate cast- and wrought-iron gates (Frs. Morton, Liverpool)
1 pair double and 2 singles (all similar size) with centre
cartwheel design within decorative frame with gilded
detailing.

Statement of Interest

Similar gates at Donibristle, Aberdour, Fife, also erected by

Earl of Moray.

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