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Latitude: 57.0391 / 57°2'20"N
Longitude: -3.2194 / 3°13'9"W
OS Eastings: 326100
OS Northings: 794886
OS Grid: NO261948
Mapcode National: GBR W7.BFS1
Mapcode Global: WH6MC.JB5L
Entry Name: Balmoral Castle, Entrance Gates, Gatepiers, Quadrant Walls and Lamp Standards
Listing Date: 12 March 2010
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 400405
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51473
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Crathie and Braemar
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Parish: Crathie And Braemar
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
William Smith, 1858, gates dated 1919. Granite gatepiers with stop-chamfered arrises, cornices and ball finials, flanked by low quadrant walls of squared granite with rounded coping. Decorative wrought-iron 2-leaf carriage gates, gilded finials, cast by Waverley Foundry, stamped at intervals Waverley Best with dividing crown insignia, and featuring circular panels bearing ciphers 'GVR' and 'MR'.
Pair of lamp standards by Macfarlane and Company, Glasgow, sited within gates, flanking drive; moulded shafts with decorative brackets and ball finialled lanterns capped in copper and with scalloped copper apron.
B Group with War Memorial, Entrance Gates, Gate Lodge and Bridge Lodge.
Grouped with Bridge and Gate Lodges. Demarking the principal entrance to the castle.
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