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Balavil, East Lodge and Gate Piers

A Category C Listed Building in Alvie, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0995 / 57°5'58"N

Longitude: -3.9889 / 3°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 279606

OS Northings: 802698

OS Grid: NH796026

Mapcode National: GBR J9JY.MKF

Mapcode Global: WH4JB.PTQC

Entry Name: Balavil, East Lodge and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 20 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332377

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1670

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alvie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Mid 19th century (possibly re-use of earlier cottage),
single storey, symmetrical W facing 3-bay gate lodge.
Rendered and lined as ashlar.
Centre door with gabled proch supported by pair facetted
and pair rustic painted wooden columns with (?) re-used
Corinthian capitals; decorative carving to gablet.
Keystoned round-headed windows in centre N and S gables;
multi-pane glazing; decorative barge-boards; coped centre
ridge stack; slate roof with projecting eaves.
Gate piers; Later 19th century pair square ashlar piers with
chamfered angles; corniced caps supporting ball finials; linked
to similar end piers by cast-iron railings. Pair circa 1946
carriage gates with inscription match railings.

Statement of Interest

Gate lodge to Balavil House now separated from mansion by

realigned A9.

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