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Latitude: 57.0381 / 57°2'17"N
Longitude: -3.051 / 3°3'3"W
OS Eastings: 336319
OS Northings: 794599
OS Grid: NO363945
Mapcode National: GBR WF.BNN1
Mapcode Global: WH7NL.3CFD
Entry Name: Glenmuick Estate, East Lodge with Gate and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 14 November 2006
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 398944
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50743
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Glenmuick, Tullich and Glengairn
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Parish: Glenmuick, Tullich And Glengairn
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Later 19th century. Possibly Sir Samuel Morton Peto (see Notes). Single storey 3-bay picturesque Gothic Gate Lodge with steep pitched gables and overhanging eaves. Ornate banded decorative slate work and distinctive glazing bar design. Bull faced, squared and coursed granite, splayed base course, narrow dressed margins to openings, tooled granite canted bays and piended roofs. Decorative finials to gable apexes and dormers.
FURTHER DESCRIPTION: symmetrical N (principal) elevation to estate driveway, projecting entrance porch to centre with pointed arched doorway at E re-entrant angle, 2 gabled attic dormers with pointed arched windows, attached gate pier to far left. Canted bay windows with corniced granite piended roofs to E and W gabled elevations. Monopitched outshot to S (rear) with doorway at W re-entrant angle.
4 and 2-pane sash and case timber windows with pointed arched glazing bars to upper sashes, some fixed pane windows with pointed arched glazing bars. Boarded timber doors. Cast-iron rhones and rhone pipes. Fish scale and diamond pattern roof slates to N facing roof profile. Granite skews to rear outshot. 2 shouldered corniced granite wallhead stacks to rear, some octagonal clay cans.
INTERIOR: simple decorative element retained including 4-panel timber doors, classical timber chimneypiece and decorative plaster cornicework in ground floor reception room, timber staircase with timber hand rail, balusters and newel posts with ball finials.
GATES AND GATEPIERS: 2 free standing bull faced granite gate piers on tooled granite bases, corniced capitals with tooled granite balls, later 20th century (1960 to 1980) wrought-iron gates.
This is a distinctive, good example of a largely unaltered estate Gate Lodge and exhibits a number of decorative design elements. It is located on the main approach to the now demolished House of Glenmuick (1870 to 1947) and may have been designed by the same architect, Sir Samuel Morton Peto.
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