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South Lodge, Moy Hall

A Category B Listed Building in Inverness South, Highland

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Latitude: 57.3848 / 57°23'5"N

Longitude: -4.0562 / 4°3'22"W

OS Eastings: 276490

OS Northings: 834575

OS Grid: NH764345

Mapcode National: GBR J9C6.DQ4

Mapcode Global: WH4GY.NNP3

Plus Code: 9C9Q9WMV+WG

Entry Name: South Lodge, Moy Hall

Listing Name: Moy Hall Estate Porter's Lodge (South Lodge) Including Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 18 November 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353523

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19216

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Moy and Dalarossie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Inverness South

Parish: Moy And Dalarossie

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Probably John Rhind, circa 1869-70. Single-storey and attic lodge. L-plan with tall octagonal machicolated and crenellated entance tower in re-entrant angle, glazed with tiny mock arrow-slit windows, and linked to taller circular stack tucked behind. Single-storey, flat-roofed, entrance porch to rear (E). Scots Renaissance detail, with coped crowstepped gables, bolection-moulded shallow - arched doorpiece; nailed and boarded door with decorative wrought-iron red hinges; sculptured armorial panel over entrance; crenellated parapet at wallhead. Greysquared and snecked granite ashlar with pink polished ashlar dressings. Pitched slate roof with red clay ridge. Mullioned bipartite and tripartite in windows with sloping cills at attic windows gables, cills jettied out on corbels. Sash and case glazing, with lying panes (smaller windows with one lying pane over 2 panes, larger with 2 to upper sash, 3 below). Masonry thistle apex finials. W gable with deeply chamfered angles. 3-light canted window bay projecting to N. Rear porch window with distinctive and unusual circular window set in red ashlar, with masonry glazing bars delineating a Star of David, originally also at S (road-facing) elevation, which now has a square timber win in circular opening. 4 GATEPIERS: 2 pairs giant s. piers to centre gates, smaller pair flanking with pedestrian gate. All piers of polished granite ashlar, square-plan with deep plinths, chamfered arrises, machicolated and crenellated caps. Low coped and curved enclosing walls. Elaborate cast-iron gates by William Smith of Ness Iron Works, Inverness (see NOTES), comprising spearhead and axe-head uprights.

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