Listed Building

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ST LEONARDS ROAD, LEANCHOIL HOSPITAL LODGE AND FOUNTAINLB13314

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
24/02/1993
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Forres
NGR
NJ 4867 58211
Coordinates
304867, 858211

Description

1892 gate lodge to hospital, likely to be part of 1889 composition byJohn Rhind of Inverness; alternatively, design may be later, and by H Saxon Snell who took over the project after Rhinds death in August 1889. Reproduces detailing eg chamfered angles; chimney stacks; finial; slate roof, plate glass sash and case windows of main hospital block. Single-storey l-plan, 3 bays facing main road to S with advanced gable left, inscription panel beneath stepped hood-mould, wide 2-leaf inner doorway with partly-glazed doors; bipartite windows both in gable to main road and in gable to driveway (ie E). Free standing fountain dated 1897, possibly commemorating royal jubilee.

Statement of Special Interest

See Leanchoil Hospital main block.

References

Bibliography

Forres Gazette, 22.6.1892, p2 (advertisement for tenders).

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