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Lochinch Heritage Estate, Castle Kennedy Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9059 / 54°54'21"N

Longitude: -4.9452 / 4°56'42"W

OS Eastings: 211276

OS Northings: 560769

OS Grid: NX112607

Mapcode National: GBR GH5R.1K3

Mapcode Global: WH2S8.0YDG

Entry Name: Lochinch Heritage Estate, Castle Kennedy Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342572

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10159

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inch

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Inch

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

18th century. Square-plan corniced sandstone gatepiers; obelisk finials rest on ball-feet. Decorative 2-leaf iron gate, curved at apex. Coped rubble quadrant walls; additional piers (as described above) terminate to outer left and right.

Statement of Interest

Gatepiers and gates mark an impressive entrance to Castle Kennedy after crossing the adjacent Castle Kennedy bridge (see separate list descriptions). Other listings on the Lochinch Heritage Estate include Balker Farmhouse, Balker Lodge, Black Loch Boathouse, Black Stables Cottage, Canal Cottage, Castle Kennedy, Castle Kennedy Bridge, Castle Kennedy Lodge, Castle Kennedy Walled Garden, East Lodge, Garden Cottage, Ice House, Kennels, Kennel's House, Kitchen Garden, Lochinch Castle, Lochinch Stable Court, Main Lodge, Main Lodge gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Old Parish Church, Old Parish Church graveyard, 3 Sundials and White Loch Boathouse.

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