J Anderson Hamilton, dated 1862. Single storey, Baronial
style gate lodge. Pink bull-faced squared rubble with grey
ashlar dressings; grey rubble to N elevation. Crowstepped
gables. Chamfered arrises to openings.
S ELEVATION: 3-bay gabled porch at centre in re-entrant angle
of formed by outer gabled bay to right. Bead and hollow door
surround with carved armorial panel in pediment form in gable
above. Projecting rectangular window in right bay with stone
mullioned bipartite, thistle and urn finials, narrow windows
above in gable head. Single window in recessed outer bay to
left just breaking eaves in a pediment.
N ELEVATION: advanced steeply gable bay to outer right with
narrow gable head window 2 single windows to recessed bays at
centre and to right with pediments as at door bearing
E AND W ELEVATIONS: gabled additional bay with single window
breaking eaves in pediment. W elevation with tripartite in
gabled bay with carved date panel above. Flat roofed harled
extension to E elevation.
Small pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Moulded
coping to ashlar stacks. Grey slates. Crescent, thistle,
fleurs-de-lys and star finials. Decorative skewputts.
ENTRANCE ARCH: tall, arched ashlar gateway with chamfered
surround and shaped overthrow bearing ball finial at centre;
buttresses flanking at W side. Bull-faced, squared rubble
quadrants to E, stepped up to archway with pedestrian doorway
in N quadrant; gablet coping. Ashlar piers with ball finials
closing. Later wrought-iron gates.