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Gate Piers, West Gate, Monreith

A Category C Listed Building in Mochrum, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.7541 / 54°45'14"N

Longitude: -4.5659 / 4°33'57"W

OS Eastings: 234969

OS Northings: 542929

OS Grid: NX349429

Mapcode National: GBR HJ34.F8F

Mapcode Global: WH3VB.TRXS

Plus Code: 9C6QQC3M+MJ

Entry Name: Gate Piers, West Gate, Monreith

Listing Name: Monreith, West Gateway

Listing Date: 17 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353956

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19566

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mochrum

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Mochrum

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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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).

Statement of Interest

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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