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Latitude: 57.5989 / 57°35'56"N
Longitude: -3.6326 / 3°37'57"W
OS Eastings: 302524
OS Northings: 857720
OS Grid: NJ025577
Mapcode National: GBR K8DM.W5X
Mapcode Global: WH5HB.58GF
Entry Name: Balnageith Farmhouse
Listing Date: 25 April 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 340890
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8697
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forres
Traditional County: Morayshire
Possibly John Urquhart, Architect and builder, Forres. Circa 1840, E facing 2-storey, symmetrically fronted 3-bay house with single storey service wing set back at centre of S gable. Harl pointed rubble, tooled and polished ashlar dressings. Centre entrance masked by modern glazed porch; flanking aproned windows set in wide simplified Egyptian style surrounds; similar treatment to shorter 1st floor windows with blocked cills linked by continuous cill-band. Regular 2-bay fenestration in S gable; 4-pane glazing. Shallow piended slate roof with paired coped diamond flues set diagonally on rectangular bases.
Balnageith was the property in 18th and 19th centuries of
the Lelslie family of Balnageith, the last owner being
The Rev William Leslie, Minister of St Andrews, Lhanbryde
1783-1839, author of the GENERAL VIEW OF AGRICULTURE FOR
THE COUNTIES OF NAIRN AND MORAY (1813). Farm steading not
included in listing.
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