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HIGHFIELD COTTAGE LODGE, GATE PIERS, GATES AND RAILINGSLB14034

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
31/08/1983
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Urray
NGR
NH 52511 51511
Coordinates
252511, 851511

Description

Lodge; dated 1867. Picturesque T-plan single storey gate

lodge with projecting wing in centre of south elevation;

gabled entrance in south face and window in east face of

re-entrant angle. 16-pane sashes in gables with crests above;

centre ridge flue battery; decorative barge-boards and apex

finials; steeply pitched slate roofs; ornate cast-iron ridge

cresting. Gate piers, gates and railings; square chamfered

rusticated ashlar gate piers with moulded copes and shallow

pyramidal caps; similar end piers. Flanked by secondary

carriage entrances with decorative cast-iron piers; double

gates to centre entrances, single to secondary entrances,

linked by matching spearhead railings on low coped wall.

Statement of Special Interest

Gate lodge to former Highfield House. Datestone to rear.

References

Bibliography

INVERNESS ADVERTISER, March 15, 1867.

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