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Latitude: 57.6433 / 57°38'35"N
Longitude: -2.552 / 2°33'7"W
OS Eastings: 367146
OS Northings: 861621
OS Grid: NJ671616
Mapcode National: GBR N81J.CM5
Mapcode Global: WH8M1.R4YW
Plus Code: 9C9VJCVX+86
Entry Name: Eagle's Gate Lodge, Duff House
Listing Name: Eagles Gate Lodge, Gatepiers and Quadrant Walls
Listing Date: 15 March 1995
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334026
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3048
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Tagged with: Lodge
LODGE: circa 1800. Single storey, 3-bay gate lodge; modern harl, contrasting painted ashlar margins. Centre entrance with small flanking windows; 4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Margined end stacks; flat skews with run-off skewputts; steeply pitched slate roof with stone ridge. Later rear extension with roof pitch to rear adjusted to embrace.
GATEPIERS: late 18th century square ashlar gatepiers with each with narrow pulvinated string course, deep cornice and stepped cap. No original gates survive.
QUADRANT WALLS: coped rubble walls enclose site and abut gate lodge and gatepiers, both set well back from road.
A-Group with Duff House, Fife Gates, Walled Garden, Collie Lodge, Mausoleum, Ice House, Bridge Gates House and the Eagles Gate Lodge.
Presumably the gatepiers were originally topped by carved stone eagles, a usual decoration to enhance entrances. The drive (no longer in use as such) leads to Bridge of Alvah and forms part of the network of private roads within the Duff House estate.
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