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BALAVIL, WEST LODGE AND GATE PIERSLB1671

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Alvie
National Park
Cairngorms
NGR
NH 78882 2013
Coordinates
278882, 802013

Description

Peddie and Kinnear, dated 1865. Single-storey, asymmetrical

L-plan gate lodge; coursed rubble, contrasting tooled long

and short ashlar dressings. Pedimented pilastered portico

with anthemion finial; wide advanced outer right bay with

centre keystoned Venetian window; similar fenestration in

N and S gables, linked by continuous cornice raised over

centre lights; sash windows with 2- or 4-pane glazing;

urn apex finials; coped wallhead and renewed ridge stacks;

shallow slate roof. Gate piers; probably 1865, 2 pairs

square polished ashlar gate piers wth chamfered angles

and corniced caps linked to similar end piers by cast-iron

railings.

Circa 1946 pair carriage gates and flanking matching

pedestrian gates; carriage gates with MacPherson crest and

pedestrian gates with inscription.

Statement of Special Interest

Lodge initialled PK (Peddie and Kinnear).

Gates erected in memory of Henry Edward Brewster MacPherson,

died 1946.

Lodge now separated form Balavil House (formerly Belleville)

by re-aligned A9.

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