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DARNAWAY, EAST LODGE, GATEPIERS AND GATES (Ref:2287)

This building is in the Moray Council and the Dyke And Moy Parish. It is a category A building and was listed on 09/11/1987.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NH 994 569.

Description

1868. 2-storey, gabled asymmetrical N facing (to driveway) lodge. Coursed tooled rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Advanced and gabled centre 2-storey gabled porch with moulded basket arched recessed entrance, monogrammed plaque above and slightly jettied 1st floor; canted window to left of porch; bipartite and tripartites in ground and 1st floors, some with stone canopies. Lattice-pane glazing to porch lights; 3- and 6-pane casements elsewhere. Tall coped octagonal ridge and wallhead stacks in clusters of 3 and 2 respectively. Decorative bargeboards; slate roofs. GATEPIERS AND GATES: dated 1868; 4 square polished ashlar gatepiers, flanking carriage and outer pedestrian entrances. Each pier chamfered above square base; necked and corniced caps supporting carved stone Earl's coronet as finial. Ornate cast- and wrought-iron gates (Frs. Morton, Liverpool) 1 pair double and 2 singles (all similar size) with centre cartwheel design within decorative frame with gilded detailing.

Notes

Similar gates at Donibristle, Aberdour, Fife, also erected by Earl of Moray.

References

© Crown copyright, Historic Scotland. All rights reserved. Mapping information derived from Ordnance Survey digital mapping products under Licence No. 100017509 2012 . Data extracted from Scottish Ministers' Statutory List on . Listing applies equally to the whole building or structure at the address set out in bold at the top of the list entry. This includes both the exterior and the interior, whether or not they are mentioned in the 'Information Supplementary to the Statutory List'. Listed building consent is required for all internal and external works affecting the character of the building. The local planning authority is responsible for determining where listed building consent will be required and can also advise on issues of extent or "curtilage" of the listing, which may cover items remote from the main subject of the listing such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. or interior fixtures. All category C(S) listings were revised to category C on 3rd September 2012. This was a non-statutory change. All enquiries relating to proposed works to a listed building or its setting should be addressed to the local planning authority in the first instance. All other enquiries should be addressed to: Listing & Designed Landscapes Team, Historic Scotland, Room G.51, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, EDINBURGH, EH9 1SH. Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8701 / 8705. Fax: +44 (0)131 668 8765. e-mail: hs.listing@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/historicandlistedbuildings.

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