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Latitude: 54.7543 / 54°45'15"N
Longitude: -4.5658 / 4°33'56"W
OS Eastings: 234980
OS Northings: 542950
OS Grid: NX349429
Mapcode National: GBR HJ34.FBJ
Mapcode Global: WH3VB.VR0M
Plus Code: 9C6QQC3M+PM
Entry Name: West Gate Lodge, Monreith
Listing Name: Monreith, West Gateway
Listing Date: 17 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353955
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19566
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Tagged with: Gatehouse
Early to earlier 19th century. 3 gatepiers, with adjoining wingwalls. Supporting railings. Red sandstone ashlar gatepiers; square-section, rounded to each face at top; each with carved heraldic shield to W face, pier to left of vehicular gateway inscribed "Pax Intrantibus" pier to right inscribed "Salus Exeuntibus". Decorative wrought-iron pedestrian and vehicular gates. Low curved wingwalls; rubble, with red sandstone saddleback coping. Surmounted by decorative iron railings, with widely-spaced balusters; fleur-de-lis detailing (parts missing).
The West Gateway is the principal entrance to the Monreith estate.
See separate listings for Monreith: Monreith House; Ice House; Myrton Cottage (Monreith Estate Office); Myrton Castle; Myrton Chapel.
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