Basic Site Details

Name: Balbardie House
Town, district or village: Bathgate
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: David Hamilton information - from DMW archive - not referenced.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31793 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31795 CompletionCompletion of Adams' work
Item 3 of 3c. 1960 Destruction/demolitionAll except one pavilion which had since been demolished.


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 4James AdamArchitectA1793  
Item 2 of 4R & J AdamArchitectural practiceA1793  
Item 3 of 4Robert AdamArchitectA1793  
Item 4 of 4David HamiltonArchitectB1795 Probably completed work by the Adams.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Marjoribanks, Alexander 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Marwick, T P1920Balbardie House and Robert AdamxlviiiArchitectural Review, pp81-85 
Item 3 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p56