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BOLESKINE HOUSE GATE LODGE AND GATE PIERS WITH GATES.LB1877

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
17/04/1986
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Boleskine And Abertarff
NGR
NH 50889 22257
Coordinates
250889, 822257

Description

Earlier 19th century, single storey 3-bay NW facing gate

lodge. All coursed mixed rubble, with contrasting painted

tooled margins. Centre door with narrow side lights in

shallow canted recess; flanking casement windows. Centre

door sheltered by projecting 3-sided shallow piended canopy

supported by 4 slender painted cast-iron columns. Single

casement window in each return gable, also in shallow canted

recess. Small centre rear window. All casements and sashes

with horizontal glazing, tooled ashlar sandstone angles.

Stumpy off-centre stack; shallow piended slate roof with

projecting eaves.

Gate piers and gates; early-mid 19th century pair decorative

lattice work cast-iron square gate piers with shallow

pyramidal caps. Pair matching cast-iron carriage gates with

decorative spearhead detailing. Flanking matching spearhead

railings on low coped retaining wall.

Statement of Special Interest

Unusual shallow recess detailing to gate lodge. Probably

originally had paired ridge stacks.

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