Earlier 19th century. Single storey, S facing gate lodge with
3-bay frontage to driveway. Harled, ashlar margins,
contrasting painted ashlar dressings. Centre hoodmoulded
pointed-headed doorway under projecting semi-circular canopy
swept from roof supported by pair of octagonal columns with
flared facetted capitals. Flanking hoodmoulded 3-light
windows with pointed-headed lights and Y-tracery glazing to
2-bay W elevation includes later additional bay, each fronted
by projecting canted window with metal horizontal glazing.
Centre pair diagonally set ridge coped ashlar stacks; piended
slate roof with projecting eaves.
Modern flat roofed extension at NE.
GATES: probably circa 1900. Ornate pair wrought-iron (reused)
carriage gates with shaped and intricately decorated upper
part, hung on pair of simple circa 1950 square harled
Statement of Special Interest
Gates similar to the pair at Manachie Lodge brought from
Gordonstoun to Altyre circa 1950 (Gordonstoun previously
belonged to the Gordon Cumming family). They are of good
quality workmanship and design; they either date from the
18th century (extensions and alterations of mansion house)
or, more likely, from the early 20th century, reproducing
18th century design, and installed during the time of Sir
William and Lady (Florence) Gordon Cumming, who carried out
much new building at Gordonstoun as at Altyre.