Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie House, West Lodge
Town, district or village: Markinch
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Balbirnie Estate, West Lodge  
Item 2 of 2Balbirnie Park, West Lodge  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21824 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21956 Alterations and additionsPlans for alterations dated.


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 5R & R DicksonArchitectural practiceA1824  
Item 2 of 5Richard DicksonArchitectA1824  
Item 3 of 5Robert DicksonArchitectA1824  
Item 4 of 5Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectB1956 Alterations.
Item 5 of 5Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceB1956 Alterations.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Balfour, General RobertClient for R & R Dickson building
Item 2 of 2Balfour, John C, Mr & MrsClients for 1956 alterations.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Balfour of Balbirnie Papers Accounts ( per Alistair Rowan)
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/11
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore29970