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Darnaway, West Lodge, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category A Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5795 / 57°34'46"N

Longitude: -3.715 / 3°42'54"W

OS Eastings: 297543

OS Northings: 855676

OS Grid: NH975556

Mapcode National: GBR K86P.DZ8

Mapcode Global: WH5H8.XR3C

Entry Name: Darnaway, West Lodge, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333179

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2288

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Dyke And Moy

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

LODGE: 1868. Asymmetrical 2-storey, gabled 3-bay N facing (to
driveway) lodge. Tooled coursed rubble, tooled ashlar
dressings. Projecting gabled porch at outer (W) bay linked to
advanced and gabled outer E bay by short lean-to corridor lit
by tripartite with lattice-pane glazing. Canted window in E
gable, with tripartites in ground and 1st floor at E return
elevation. Mainly multi-pane glazing; stone canopies to some
windows; centre ridge cluster of 4 round coped stacks;
decorative bargeboards; wooden apex finials; slate roofs.
GATEPIERS AND GATES: dated 1868. Tall polished ashlar piers
with Gibbsian banding; moulded cornices surmounted by finials
with base embossed with carved swags of fruit and flowers.
Pair lower ashlar terminal piers with corniced caps flank
main entrance each side. Pair large heavy cast- and
wrought-iron carriage gates with gilded decorative detailing;
ornate wrought-iron overthrow with centre gilded coronet and
other decoration.

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