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Grierson Gate Lodge And Gatepiers, Crichton Royal Hospital, Bankend Road, Dumfries

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0505 / 55°3'1"N

Longitude: -3.5897 / 3°35'22"W

OS Eastings: 298537

OS Northings: 574041

OS Grid: NX985740

Mapcode National: GBR 3BC1.NB

Mapcode Global: WH5WQ.TBT2

Plus Code: 9C7R3C26+54

Entry Name: Grierson Gate Lodge And Gatepiers, Crichton Royal Hospital, Bankend Road, Dumfries

Listing Name: The Crichton, Grierson Gate Lodge and Gatepiers (Upper Brownhall Lodge)

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338381

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6694

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Parish: Dumfries

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Architect probably Sydney Mitchell. Built circa 1890. Asymmetrical single storey and attic lodge with Arts and Crafts features, and mostly mullioned windows. Snecked, bullfaced red ashlar with chamfered reveals. North elevation: asymmetrical; off-centre advanced gabled bay, skewputts beneath steep-pitched parabaloid gablehead; main roof swept over tripartite in left re-entrant angle and over timber verandah at right (door behind latter); east gable has block finial; main roof carried over west-facing dormer; axial stack; piended and gabled slate roof, swept over bracketted eaves. Square gatepiers, with pyramidal caps, linked by curved low coping with wrought-iron railings.

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