Moray HER - NJ13NE0101 - GATE LODGE, BALLINDALLOCH CASTLE

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Primary ReferenceNJ13NE0101
NameGATE LODGE, BALLINDALLOCH CASTLE
NRHE Card No.NJ13NE6
NRHE Numlink 100603
HES SM No.
HES LB No. 8461
Site Form Standing Structure
Site Condition Complete 2
Details Scottish Baronial Gate Lodge by Thomas Mackenzie, 1850, to Ballindalloch Castle (NJ13NE0004). 3-storey, slender rectangular plan, single bay lodge with projecting stair tower rising full height at SW angle and gate arch springing from E elevation. Harled exterior with tooled and polished ashlar dressings and margins. Lodge doorway in E elevation sheltered by thickness of archway, with similar doors across drive to store. Studded plank doors with decorative wrought-iron hinges. Small ground floor NE angle window; corbelled wallhead encircles crowstepped caphouse at 2nd floor, with access to wallhead from stairtower, small pepperpot bartizan at NE and small square open bartizans at SE and NW angles. Multi-pane glazing; moulded copes to end stacks; fish-scale Banffshire slate roofs to bellcast turrets; similar slates to caphouse. Round-headed gate arch with crenellated overthrow. Moulded and nailhead surround to archway flanked by dummy shot holes (probably formerly housing bellpulls). Coat of arms in square plaque with cable moulded border above archway (S) and monogram (N). Pair iron gates in style of yett fitting shape of round-headed archway when closed.
Last Update13/12/2018
Updated Bynackerman
CompilerNCA
Date of Compilation01/01/2014

Easting: 318356.203206417, Northing: 835910.14725607

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National Grid Reference: NJ 1835 3591



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Monument Types

Monument Type 1Monument Type 2Monument Type 3OrderProbability
LODGES  A100
ARCHES  B100
COAT-OF-ARMS  C100