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Drummuir Castle, Gate Lodge

A Category B Listed Building in Speyside Glenlivet, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4854 / 57°29'7"N

Longitude: -3.0422 / 3°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 337611

OS Northings: 844386

OS Grid: NJ376443

Mapcode National: GBR L8VY.926

Mapcode Global: WH7LG.73KY

Entry Name: Drummuir Castle, Gate Lodge

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333193

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2297

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Botriphnie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet

Parish: Botriphnie

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Possibly Alexander Reid, 1897. Asymmetrical single storey
castellated gate lodge with 2-stage tower, on island site
bounded by road and 2 arms of entrance drive. Rubble, tooled
ashlar dressings. Entrance in N elevation (overlooking
one arm of driveway); at NE angle 2 stage octagonal tower with
corbelled and crenellated wallhead. 2-bay W front with
projecting canted window; modern single storey, single bay
addition at SW. 2- and 4-pane glazing; crenellated and
corbelled wallheads with cable moulding; piended slate roof.
Enclosed by low coped rubble walls and cast-iron spearhead
railings.
Paired gatepiers with flanking pedestrian piers survive
at one arm of drive; ashlar with substantial pyramidal
caps. No gates.

Statement of Interest

Lodge not indicated on 1st ed. OS, circa 1870. Alexander

Reid, Elgin, died in March 1897: this lodge may have been

designed before his death.

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