Balvaird Castle

Perth and Kinross, Scotland

City/Town/Village: Arngask
District: Perth and Kinross
County: Perth and Kinross
Latitude/Longitude: 56.289, -3.34271
Postcode: KY14 7SR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

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Balvaird Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

Tower house: late 15th century, complete and roofed, stepped L-plan, rubble-built with red sandstone dressings. Corbelled parapet with bartizans, watch turret over staircase. Large panel of armorial bearings of Margaret Barclay and Sir Andrew Murray over round arched doorway. Ground floor vaulted with sleeping loft, hall at 1st floor with fine fireplace and aumbry, remains of plasterwork.
Courtyard: south and west walls late 15th century with scanty ruins of offices. 2-storey L-plan N.E. addition with vaulted pend to court dated 1567, greatly ruined. at S. Large walled garden adjoins, ruined crowstepped gable of some outbuildings at some distance to N.

Information from British Listed Buildings


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