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Mertoun House, Old Mertoun House

House (17th Century)

Site Name Mertoun House, Old Mertoun House

Classification House (17th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mertoun House Policies

Canmore ID 57253

Site Number NT63SW 4

NGR NT 61984 31951

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Mertoun
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT63SW 4 61984 31951

For (present) Mertoun House and associated buildings, see NT63SW 34.00.

For park associated with Old Mertoun House, see NT63SW 41.

(NT 6198 3195) Old Mertoun House (NR)

OS 6" map, (1967).

Old Mertoun House, standing in the gardens of the present mansion (NT63SW 34) is oblong on plan and two storeys in height. It is dated 1677 (but see NT63SW 5 as evidence for an earlier house).

RCAHMS 1915.

This building is in use as the gardener's residence. It has been much repaired and an extra storey added. The date is written above the doorway.

Visited by OS(WDJ) 19 September 1962.


Publication Account (1915)

263. Old Mertoun House.

Within the gardens of the present mansion is Old Mertoun House. The building is oblong on plan and is two storeys in height. It is dated 1677.

OS Map: Ber., xxx. SW. and SE.

Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding building.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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