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Bathgate, Balbardie House

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    213798
  • Site type
    COUNTRY HOUSE
  • Parish
    BATHGATE
  • Council
    WEST LOTHIAN
  • NGR
    NS 97407 69498
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.907613N, 3.642664W
  • Archeological notes
    N/A
  • Architectural notes
    The house is depicted on the OS 1:2500 scale map (Linlithgowshire Sheet 9, 1897) and has since been demolished. Information from RCAHMS (S.C.), April 2002. NMRS REFERENCE: Balbardie House which is Category B Listed was mostly demolished in 1955-56. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS Library. OWNERS: Bathgate Town Council 1955-56 ARCHITECT: Robert Adam c.1795 EXTERNAL REFERENCE (not held at RCAHMS): Architectural Review, October 1920 Article by Thomas Purves Marwick. Reproduces Adam presentation drawings and photographs (one of which is held in the RIAS Collection at RCAHMS). Information from Ian Gow (NTS), Dec 2005

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 213798 (1910)
    Interior. Detail showing chimneypiece.
  • 213798 (1910)
    Interior. Detail showing chimneypiece.
  • 213798 (1910)
    Interior. Detail showing chimneypiece.
  • 213798 (1910)
    Interior. Detail showing chimneypiece.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of plan of N front.
  • 213798 (1800)
    Photographic copy of watercolour showing general view.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of elevation, plan and section of alcove.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of details.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of plan and elevation of garden temple.
  • 213798 (13/4/1793)
    Photographic copy of drawing of plans of garden temple.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of part of elevation of garden temple.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of part of elevation.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of sketch detail of pilaster capital on remains of centre block.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of part of N elevation.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of S elevation.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of N elevation.
  • 213798 ()
    Detail showing portico from NW.
  • 213798 ()
    View from NW.
  • 213798 ()
    Detail showing portico from NW.
  • 213798 ()
    View from NW.
  • 213798 ()
    View from S.
  • 213798 (9/1964)
    Detail showing portico from N.
  • 213798 (9/1964)
    View from NW.
  • 213798 ()
    View from N of remaining walls.
  • 213798 ()
    General view from SE.
  • 213798 ()
    View from N of remaining walls.
  • 213798 ()
    View from N of remaining walls.
  • 213798 ()
    Interior. View of fireplace in first floor room.
  • 213798 ()
    Interior. View of fireplace in ground floor room.
  • 213798 ()
    Interior. Detail showing frieze over staircase.
  • 213798 (1792)
    Photographic copy of drawings showing S elevation.
  • 213798 (4/1868)
    Photographic copy of watercolour showing general view.
  • 213798 ()
    View of portico.
  • 213798 (1800)
    Photographic copy of watercolour showing general view.
  • 213798 (1838)
    Photographic copy of a watercolour showing general view.
  • 213798 (1792)
    Photographic copy of a drawing of a new design for the N elevation.
  • 213798 (1910)
    Copy of historic photograph showing view of portico.
  • 213798 (1954)
    View of central pediment
  • 213798 (1954)
    General view.
  • 213798 (1954)
    View of central pediment.
  • 213798 (1838)
    Watercolour view of Balbardie house by A Kay, 1838
  • 213798 (1954)
    General view from NE.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 990991 ()
    General view from SE.
  • 990899 ()
    Interior. Detail showing frieze over staircase.
  • 990898 ()
    Interior. View of fireplace in ground floor room.
  • 990897 ()
    Interior. View of fireplace in first floor room.
  • 213798 (1910)
    Scanned image of historic photograph showing view of portico.
  • 547369 (1838)
    Watercolour view of Balbardie house by A Kay, 1838
  • 681833 (1954)
    General view from NE.

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 213798 (1954)
    Newscuttings regarding demolition and sale of various properties.
  • 213798 (1956)
    Newscuttings regarding the sale and demolition of various properties.

PRINT ROOM

  • 213798 ()
    Plan of N front.
  • 213798 ()
    Sketch survey drawing of N front.

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 213798 ()
    Drawing of details.
  • 213798 ()
    Part elevation of end block.
  • 213798 ()
    Sketch detail of pilaster capital on remains of centre block.
  • 213798 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing of elevation, plan and section of alcove.
  • 213798 (1792)
    Elevation of N front.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Stirlingshire, Sheet XXXVI1860
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Linlithgowshire, Sheet 91854-5

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Linlithgow, Sheet 009.061854