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Duff House, Fife Gates

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6574 / 57°39'26"N

Longitude: -2.5256 / 2°31'32"W

OS Eastings: 368734

OS Northings: 863178

OS Grid: NJ687631

Mapcode National: GBR N83H.5QP

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.5SLM

Entry Name: Duff House, Fife Gates

Listing Date: 15 March 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357434

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21986

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Later 18th century. Pair polished ashlar octagonal gatepiers with

moulded stepped caps supporting fine carved stone urns decoratd with acanthus and swags of fruit and flowers. Remains of decorative cast- and wrought-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with Duff House, Fife Gates, Walled Garden, Collie Lodge, Mausoleum, Ice House, Bridge Gates House and the Eagles Gate Lodge.

Gates probably made by the Banff Foundry (James Fraser), a firm which provided similar articles to other local countryhouse estates, including Gordon Castle.

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