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Gate Lodge, Leanchoil Hospital, 85 St Leonards Road, Forres

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6038 / 57°36'13"N

Longitude: -3.5936 / 3°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 304867

OS Northings: 858211

OS Grid: NJ048582

Mapcode National: GBR K8HM.GL7

Mapcode Global: WH5HB.R4YN

Plus Code: 9C9RJC34+GH

Entry Name: Gate Lodge, Leanchoil Hospital, 85 St Leonards Road, Forres

Listing Name: St Leonards Road, Leanchoil Hospital Lodge and Fountain

Listing Date: 24 February 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346438

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13314

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forres

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

1892 gate lodge to hospital, likely to be part of 1889 composition byJohn Rhind of Inverness; alternatively, design may be later, and by H Saxon Snell who took over the project after Rhinds death in August 1889. Reproduces detailing eg chamfered angles; chimney stacks; finial; slate roof, plate glass sash and case windows of main hospital block. Single-storey l-plan, 3 bays facing main road to S with advanced gable left, inscription panel beneath stepped hood-mould, wide 2-leaf inner doorway with partly-glazed doors; bipartite windows both in gable to main road and in gable to driveway (ie E). Free standing fountain dated 1897, possibly commemorating royal jubilee.

Statement of Interest

See Leanchoil Hospital main block.

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