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Killin, Kinnell, Lion Gatepiers on West Drive (3rd of 4 Pairs)

A Category C Listed Building in Killin, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.4666 / 56°27'59"N

Longitude: -4.3119 / 4°18'42"W

OS Eastings: 257663

OS Northings: 732892

OS Grid: NN576328

Mapcode National: GBR HCQM.HM8

Mapcode Global: WH3L4.QQXH

Entry Name: Killin, Kinnell, Lion Gatepiers on West Drive (3rd of 4 Pairs)

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340384

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8282

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Killin

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Parish: Killin

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Planning Authority

This is the 3rd and inner-most set of gatepiers set on the West drive to Kinnell House (see other listings). They form an important part of the procession to the house. Dating from the 18th century they are circular and composed of rubble stone with flat tops mounted with crouching lions reputed to be of oriental origin.

Statement of Interest

Part of a B-group with 1st set of Urn Gatepiers on West Drive, Kinnell Urn Gatepiers on West Drive, Yellow Cottage, Ball Finial Gatepiers on South Drive, Kinnell House including Walled Garden and Ancillary Buildings, Kinnell House Steading, Kinnell House Ice House.

Category changed B to C(S), 4 May 2006.

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