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DUNROBIN CASTLE GARDEN PAVILION (MUSEUM) AND WALLED GARDENLB7045

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
18/03/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Golspie
NGR
NC 85180 774
Coordinates
285180, 900774

Description

Garden pavilion, dated 1732. Square 2 storeys over raised

basement, 3-bay west frontage with centre door

approached by flight steps; 2-bay flanks. Harl pointed

rubble, polished ashlar dressings.

Corniced doorpiece with pulvinated frieze to centre door;

linked to flanking windows by lintel band and cill band;

pulvinated string course above. 1st floor windows in outer

bays linked by cill and lintel bands, with centre blind

window filled with armorial plaque. 24-pane glazing;

rusticated quoins; shallow pyramidal slate roof. Large

brick extension to rear. Pavilion stands outside walled

garden, with entrance and square ashlar gate piers with

ball finials centred on steps to garden house.

Walled garden; high coped garden walls, with series of

stone finials to north length below castle, from which

flights of terraced steps lead up to castle terracing.

Further paid square ashlar gate piers with ball finials

in south wall, with ornate pair wront- and cast-iron gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Built for William, Lord Strathnaver, who became Earl of

Sutherland in 1733.

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