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Balbirnie Park, West Lodge with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Latitude: 56.2063 / 56°12'22"N

Longitude: -3.1608 / 3°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 328084

OS Northings: 702126

OS Grid: NO280021

Mapcode National: GBR 29.DXH9

Mapcode Global: WH6RG.F82J

Entry Name: Balbirnie Park, West Lodge with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350431

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16654

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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R & R Dickson, 1823; extended 20th century. Single storey, originally L Plan, classical lodge house with columned porch. Dressed ashlar with polished ashlar (stone cleaned?) and harled extension. Base course, eaves cornice and blocking course. Architraved windows and stone mullions.

N ELEVATION: dominant flat roofed, open stone porch in re entrant angle to right with Doric column to NW, pilasters to NE and to SW, and set back modern timber door. Canted window with flat roof in gabled bay to left.

W ELEVATION: gabled bay to right with canted window, narrow window on recessed face of porch (see above) to left, blank face of modern, flat roofed extension to outer right.

E ELEVATION: deeply moulded square windows on 3 ?S? scroll brackets to right and left of centre in slightly advanced bays. Modern extension adjoining at outer left.

S ELEVATION: modern extension with timber door at centre and windows in flanking bays.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows to N and W, timber casement windows elsewhere. Grey slates. Shouldered and coped ashlar stack.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble boundary walls.

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