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Terregles House

Country House (18th Century)

Site Name Terregles House

Classification Country House (18th Century)

Canmore ID 211952

Site Number NX97NW 83

NGR NX 93385 77802

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Terregles (Kirkcudbrightshire)
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Architecture Notes

NX97NW 83.00 93385 77802

NX97NW 83.01 93155 77637 Terregles House, Stables

NX97NW 83.02 93611 77176 Terregles House, Lodge

NX97NW 83.03 93259 77864 Terregles House, Fountain

NX97NW 83.04 93321 77773 Terregles House, Bridge

ARCHITECT: Sir Robert Smirke

Gutted c1956

Demolished c1964



Original plans at Traquair House, Peeblesshire


Christie's, Scotland

Printed Books Auction, Thursday 7 June 1990, Sale Catalogue entry:

Lot 236 Maxwells of Terregles,

A collection of eighteen account books, including estate rental 1758-76, 1719-26 and 1820-27, lease and tack 1757-1832, estate ledge 1820-26 and 1827-1900, charge and discharge 1759-81, 1857-93, seredent 1757-72, 1772-1818, copy letters 1757-76, leases 1820-42 and rental of Caravrock, also two other ledgers, mainly reserve sheet or half calf, folio.

Note. The volume of copy letters contains a large correspondence from John Syme, writer to the Privy Seal, to the Lord of Nithsdale and others, also included in the account are references to the building of hte new house of Terregles in 1788-89 (18)



Photographic Survey (1954)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1954.


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