Balmanno House is a manor house near the Scottish village of Marykirk in the Council Area of Aberdeenshire . In 1972 the building was included in the Scottish monument lists in the highest monument category A.
Balmanno House is isolated around 600 m northeast of Marykirk off the A937 . The mansion, built in 1765, is considered an outstanding example of a contemporary laird seat. Architecturally, there are great parallels to the nearby villa Forebank House .
The masonry consists of rubble, roughly hewn into cuboids , which was laid to form layers of masonry . The north-west facing main facade of the two-story building is five axes wide. The central main portal has an architrave with an ornamented keystone and simple cornices . If the main façade is made with exposed brickwork, the side gable façades are plastered with Harl , with borders being set off. The masonry of the outbuildings and the garden fence are made of quarry stone. The coach house is designed with a round arched door.
- Entry on Balmanno House in Canmore, Historic Environment Scotland database