Kimmerghame House

Country House (19th Century)

Site Name Kimmerghame House

Classification Country House (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kimmerghame Estate

Canmore ID 59757

Site Number NT85SW 22

NGR NT 81453 51376

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Edrom
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Berwickshire
  • Former County Berwickshire

Architecture Notes

NT85SW 22.00 81453 51376 Kimmerghame House

NT85SW 22.01 81061 51461 North Lodge

NT85SW 22.02 81456 50931 South Lodge

NT85SW 22.03 81662 51315 Walled garden

NT85SW 22.04 82095 51823 1 Kimmerghame Haugh

NT85SW 22.05 81774 51356 Gardener's cottage

NT85SW 22.06 81392 51546 Icehouse

NT85SW 22.07 81466 51585 Footbridge

NT85SW 22.08 81488 51413 Stable offices with coach house

NT85SW 22.09 81385 51340 Water tower

NT85SW 22.10 81077 50413 Kimmerghame Mains

NT85SW 22.11 81648 51346 Walled garden, outbuildings

NT85SW 22.12 81650 51342 Walled garden, greenhouse

NT85SW 22.13 81652 51338 Walled garden, sundial

NT85SW 22.14 81464 51300 Sundial

NT85SW 22.15 81437 51401 Walls, gatepiers and statues

NT85SW 22.16 82086 51821 2 Kimmerghame Haugh

NT85SW 22.17 82086 51831 Kimmerghame Haugh, Piggery

See also:

NT85SW 16 8094 5150 Kimmerghame Mill

NT85SW 20 80954 51553 Kimmerghame Bridge

NT85SW 63 81835 51721 Waterside

NMRS REFERENCE

Owner: Brigadier Alan Swinton.

Architect: David Bryce, 1850 onwards

Sir William Chambers? Design for new house c. 1770 (See also Manderston).

William Burn 1825: design for new house: not executed.

William Burn 1821: design for new bridge not executed.

Alexander Gilkie 1790 Designs for stables and court of offices.

George Smith: lodge, 1835.

Inventory of Kimmerghame Drawings: typescript (R6(P27)).

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

SCOTTISH DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Scottish Baronial style mansion by David Bryce, 1851. Destroyed by fire and now partly rebuilt. Sunken garden occupies part of the original site.

HBD (SDD) Undated.

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

NATIONAL LIBRARY

'The Travels of Mirza Itesa Modeen': family history in Great Britain, by James E. Alexander, 1827 - .

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