Listed Building

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GLEN RINNES LODGELB15859

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
09/11/1987
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Mortlach
NGR
NJ 31240 38631
Coordinates
331240, 838631

Description

Probably Brown and Watt, Aberdeen; late 19th century

shooting lodge, incorporating earlier fabric in service

wing. Mainly 2-storey and attic Scottish renaissance house

with long irregular gabled SW entrance frontage and drawing

room wing (of slightly later build) set back at SE. Harled

with tooled ashlar dressings and margins.

Projecting gabled, irregular 4-bay centre block, crenellated round-headed porch in re-entrant angle with ornate panelled

double-leaf door under fanlight. 2-storey, 2-bay drawing

room wing set back at right with canted window in SE return

gable. Transomed and mullioned ground and centre 1st floor

windows; with pedimented detailing to centre gable windows.

Ornate crowstepped or segmental stilted pediments to front

1st floor windows breaking wallheads; multi-pane glazing.

Drumtower stairwell projects at NW with conical roof; angle

bartizan at S; crowstepped gables; local slate roof.

Fine rainwater goods, with dragon heads, cable-moulded

rhones and embossed down-pipes.

INTERIOR: restrained original fitting to public rooms.

Entrance hall with staircase screened by 3-arched Ionic

arcade. Lugged and moulded doorpieces, panelled doors.

Lugged and moulded chimneypieces in library and dining room;

simple 4-centred arched granite chimneypiece in drawing room.

Statement of Special Interest

Granite bellcote from former Glen Rinnes Church of 1813.

1883-4 stands in garden.

House appears without drawing room wing (otherwise in

present form) on 2nd ed. OS (1902). Lodge built by James

Eadie of Glen Rinnes by whom it was sold in 1919.

References

Bibliography

National Monuments Record of Scotland (Sale catalogue).

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