Basic Site Details

Name: Balfour Castle and lodge
Town, district or village: Balfour
Island: Shapinsay
City or county: Orkney
Country: Scotland
Parish: Shapinsay
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Balfour is one of the first really large commissions Bryce completed.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Castle  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118461850 Scottish Baronial additions by David Bryce. Also gate lodges

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA18461849Extensive Scottish baronial additions and gate lodges
Item 2 of 2David BryceArchitectA18461850Extensive Scottish baronial additions and gate lodges

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Balfour, David 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Bookspp360-2
Item 2 of 2RSA1853    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Balfour Castle, OrkneyBalfour Castle Archive Bound volume of 19 working drawings dated 29 Jan 1847 to 20 March 1850
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18615 
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18617Stone lodge
Item 4 of 4Orkney County LibraryBalfour family papers