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Balhary House

A Category A Listed Building in Alyth, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6055 / 56°36'19"N

Longitude: -3.1999 / 3°11'59"W

OS Eastings: 326434

OS Northings: 746602

OS Grid: NO264466

Mapcode National: GBR VC.VYBT

Mapcode Global: WH6PH.T7DG

Entry Name: Balhary House

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335632

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4379

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alyth

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathmore

Parish: Alyth

Traditional County: Perthshire

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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 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.

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