Listed Building

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BALHARY HOUSELB4379

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Alyth
NGR
NO 26434 46602
Coordinates
326434, 746602

Description

John Carver of Kinloch 1817-21. Classical, distinctively

composed and detailed. Main block dated 1817, 2-storey

L-plan, stugged ashlar. N.E. entrance front 3-window with

central tripartite and single storey tetra style in antis

portico, centre pair slightly advanced, unfluted doric

order with banded necking. S.E. front has centre canted

bay, 2-window to either side, end bays advanced. Earlier

basement incorporated. Single-storey N.-wing to N.E.

front, 2-window link to pavilion with segmentally arched

tripartite. Quadrant plan office court with screen walls

dated 1821. Unaltered.

Statement of Special Interest

Built for John Smyth W.S.

An unusually fine and little altered example of the smaller

late Georgian country house by a provincial architect.

The ancillary buildings are also of considerable interest

and probably also mainly Carvers work.

References

Bibliography

N.S.A. v. X p.119

Plans and elevations in house dated March 1817 and signed

"John Carver".

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