Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
National Park
NN 53940 89689
253940, 789689


John Rhind, circa 1874-8. Rectangular gate lodge with

turret. 2 storeys over raised basement. Projecting round

stair turret at NE angle with bellcast conical slate roof.

Coursed tooled grey granite, contrasting tooled ashlar

dressings. Entrance in NW re-entrant formed by turret under

slated canopy supported on elaborately carved wooden

brackets on N with segmentally arched bench recess at

centre. Plank door with decorative cast-iron hinges.

Further entrance in raised basement on E elevation.

Tripartite in raised ground floor, and bipartite in 1st

floor of W gable (to driveway); 2-pane glazing.

Off-set lancets encircle stair turret. Coped wallhead stack;

slate roof with projecting eaves.

Gate piers; pair tall square tooled grey granite ashlar

piers rising from battered plinths; bracketted ashlar

cornice with pyramid-finial caps.

Pair case and wrought-iron carriage gates. Bridge; plain

flat arched bridge supported by rubble end abutments;

cast-iron lattice girder balustrade.

Statement of Special Interest

The lodge seems to have been built some time after the 1873-8 remodelling of the house but, with the bridge, was extant by the turn of the century. The stables and offices detached to the S of the house at NN5090 8725 were built after the construction of the bridge; prior to this horses and carriages were left at Cromra on the N shore of Loch Laggan, opposite Ardverikie, the final part of the journey being by boat.

John Rhind died in 1889.



Information courtesy of Mr Chamler and Lady Feilden.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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