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Latitude: 57.0931 / 57°5'35"N
Longitude: -4.0005 / 4°0'1"W
OS Eastings: 278882
OS Northings: 802013
OS Grid: NH788020
Mapcode National: GBR J9HZ.870
Mapcode Global: WH4JB.JZ67
Entry Name: Balavil, West Lodge and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332378
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1671
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
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
Circa 1946 pair carriage gates and flanking matching
pedestrian gates; carriage gates with MacPherson crest and
pedestrian gates with inscription.
Lodge initialled PK (Peddie and Kinnear).
Gates erected in memory of Henry Edward Brewster MacPherson,
Lodge now separated form Balavil House (formerly Belleville)
by re-aligned A9.