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Leith Hall, East Lodge, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category C Listed Building in Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3498 / 57°20'59"N

Longitude: -2.7534 / 2°45'12"W

OS Eastings: 354758

OS Northings: 829057

OS Grid: NJ547290

Mapcode National: GBR M9K9.9CH

Mapcode Global: WH7M5.PJ1G

Entry Name: Leith Hall, East Lodge, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 15 November 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345897

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12949

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kennethmont

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford

Parish: Kennethmont

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Mid 19th century (see notes) L-plan gatelodge; W jamb added after 1901, to form T-plan. Single-storey. Aberdeen-bond grey granite with stugged sandstone quoins and dressings at earlier part; white ashlar quoins at W addition. Raised and stop-chamfered margins. Ashlar canted bay window at E gable; narrow attic opening above (blocked). Slated roof. Bracketted overhanging eaves; timber apex finials. Ashlar corniced ridge stack over N jamb (roof at lower level than main block). Entrance in NW re-entrant angle (? originally at NE).

Variety of glazing patterns: original 8-pane sash and case, part replaced by plate glass sashes.

4 gatepiers with gates, identical to those at West Lodge.

Statement of Interest

Lodge appears on OS 1st edition map 1874 (1867), and remains as L-plan on OS 2nd edition map, 1901 (1899).

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