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Latitude: 57.1913 / 57°11'28"N
Longitude: -3.111 / 3°6'39"W
OS Eastings: 332953
OS Northings: 811717
OS Grid: NJ329117
Mapcode National: GBR WC.0TS8
Mapcode Global: WH6LN.5HTX
Entry Name: Glen Ernan, Edinglassie House Policies, Gate Lodges, Gatepiers and Gates
Listing Date: 16 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 349878
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16162
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Late 18th or early 19th century. Pair of single storey, single bay, piend-roofed lodges flanking fine gatepiers and gates sited to SE of Edinglassie House at principal entrance. Granite ashlar and harl with ashlar margins. Base and eaves courses, latter stepped and incorporating segmental-arched hoodmould rising into roof at S windows. Pilastered outer angles reflecting gatepiers.
FURTHER DESCRIPTION: W lodge (E elevation) with 2-leaf boarded timber door and decoratively-astragalled fanlight to left, small bipartite window to right and further door beyond. E lodge (W elevation) with centre door only.
4-, 12- and 15-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case, and pivot windows. Small grey slates. Coped ashlar ridge stacks with cans.
GATEPIERS AND GATES: stepped, flat-coped, square-section granite ashlar piers with fielded panel to S. Decorative ironwork gates, pedestrian outer gates adjoining lodges and 2-leaf vehicular main gates.
Group with Edinglassie House, Keeper's Cottage, Stable and Garage Block, and Walled Garden. The entrance to Edinglassie House is the best of any in the parish with its fine pair of well-detailed ashlar gate lodges. The Glen Ernan road forks to join a long driveway with the gates and lodges sited at the south east entrance to the policies. Edinglassie was the home of Sir Charles Forbes of Newe and Edinglassie during the opening years of the 19th century.
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