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Crichton Royal Infirmary Low Lodge and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0539 / 55°3'14"N

Longitude: -3.5999 / 3°35'59"W

OS Eastings: 297891

OS Northings: 574442

OS Grid: NX978744

Mapcode National: GBR 3B90.F3

Mapcode Global: WH5WQ.N7YD

Entry Name: Crichton Royal Infirmary Low Lodge and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334968

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3816

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Architect probably Sydney Mitchell, circa 1900. Gate lodge; single storey with dormerless attic. Asymmetrical, with advanced gables and Arts and Crafts features; 2 gatepiers with wrought-iron grilles. Snecked bull-faced red ashlar with polished dressings. Windows mostly have wooden mullions and transomes with small-paned glazing to upper panels. Door (behind gatepier) in advanced south gable, roof of latter

swept down to single storey at west, coped wall-head stack in re-entrant angle (similar stack over north east angle).

West elevation: essentially 2 bays, the right gabled; pedimental moulding over ground floor windows, canted window right, window above and to left of latter with relieving arches. Finialed skewputts and apices; bracketted eaves; roofed with graded slates. High wall to east screens low rear wing.

Gatepiers channelled, and each has key-stoned pulvinated frieze and lamp bracket above. Low coping with iron railings removed curves round front of house; south gatepier linked to high boundary wall.

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