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Lews Castle, Marybank Lodge Including Gateway

A Category C Listed Building in Steòrnabhagh a Tuath, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.2166 / 58°12'59"N

Longitude: -6.4091 / 6°24'32"W

OS Eastings: 141160

OS Northings: 933785

OS Grid: NB411337

Mapcode National: GBR B7K0.H3F

Mapcode Global: WGY2Y.JQ8Z

Entry Name: Lews Castle, Marybank Lodge Including Gateway

Listing Date: 1 February 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352960

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18817

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stornoway

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Steòrnabhagh a Tuath

Parish: Stornoway

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Lodge and gateway to Lews Castle probably by Charles Wilson, mid 19th century.

LODGE is altered, single storey and attic, L-plan south-facing front ot driveway, entrance in re-entrant angle, canted ground floor window in advanced gable left, attic light over. Built of pinned rubble, laid in deep courses, contrasting imported yellow ashlar dressings; glazing and tile roof both modern; blind wall-head gablet on west flank to roadway may originally have been surmounted by a chimney stack; main stack now at rear, above lean-to outshot.

GATEWAY comprises cavetto-curved quadrants built of interlocked polygonal stonework, octagonal ashlar piers, rubble coping; centre carriage gates and flanking pedestrian gates, cast-iron gatepiers, wrought-iron gates.

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