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Balthayock House

Country House (19th Century)

Site Name Balthayock House

Classification Country House (19th Century)

Canmore ID 72950

Site Number NO12SE 71

NGR NO 17470 23009

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Kinnoull
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO12SE 71.00 17470 23009

NO12SE 71.01 17792 23096 Estate Bridge

NO12SE 71.02 1723 2292 Lodge

For predecessor Balthayock Castle (NO 1741 2295), see NO12SE 4. For Mains of Balthayock steading (NO 1768 2338), see NO12SE 116.

Architecture Notes

Architect: James MacLaren

James F Beattie 1865/66 layout of garden


James Maclaren 1870. 2-storey and attic mansion-house of

singular design, stugged ashlar with broad and narrow courses alternated. E-plan front with porte cochere having pierced

spandrels with iron-work over segmental arches; asymmetrical

treatment of end projecting gables, that on W. bayed N.W.

wing with loggia of 2 shouldered arches. Detail generally of

French Second Empire inspiration. Elaborate interior.


Maclaren Soutar Salmond card index and obituaries. Melville,

Fair Land of Gowrie, p.15.

Information from Historic Scotland

De-listed 2008


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