Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie House, South Lodge
Town, district or village: Markinch
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Balbirnie Estate, South Lodge  
Item 2 of 2Balbirnie Park, South 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 418601861Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41874 Alterations and additionsAlterations.
Item 3 of 4July 1930 Alterations and additionsPlans for new bathroom dated.
Item 4 of 419571958Alterations 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 6David BryceArchitectA18601861South lodge and gates.
Item 2 of 6David BryceArchitectB1874 Alterations.
Item 3 of 6Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC1930 New bathroom.
Item 4 of 6James ScottArchitectC1930 New bathroom.
Item 5 of 6Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectD19571958Alterations.
Item 6 of 6Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceD19571958Alterations.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Balfour, John C, Mr & MrsClients for 1957 alterations.


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16689South lodge and gates (B-listed)
Item 2 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Balfour of Balbirnie Papers Working drawings 1-3 dated 15 February 1860; one drawing for additions dated 13 February 1874
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/10
Item 4 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore106934 
Item 5 of 5St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 2-76 - new bathroom.