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Latitude: 56.0913 / 56°5'28"N
Longitude: -3.2443 / 3°14'39"W
OS Eastings: 322675
OS Northings: 689422
OS Grid: NT226894
Mapcode National: GBR 26.N92C
Mapcode Global: WH6S0.45B5
Plus Code: 9C8R3QR4+G7
Entry Name: West Balbairdie Farm Lodge
Listing Name: West Balbardie Lodge
Listing Date: 26 June 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 345975
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13003
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy
Traditional County: Fife
Tagged with: Gatehouse
Early 19th century. Single storey with raised basement on falling ground to rear, 3-bay classical lodge with bowed ends. Polished ashlar with finely tooled margins and base course to E, N and S over rubble foundations; random rubble to W.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: projecting pedimented bay to centre with recessed panel and deep-set modern timber door; windows in flanking bays.
W ELEVATION: partial basement in fall of ground. Bay to left of centre at basement with door and window, principal floor with small window to centre.
S AND N ELEVATIONS: single window to centre of bowed elevation.
8-pane glazing pattern in modern top-opening timber windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar ridge stack with can.
May have been former tollhouse but more likely, as Gifford suggests, this was the East Lodge for nearby Balmuto Tower (listed separately).
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