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Broxmouth Park

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Broxmouth Park

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Broxmouth House Policies; Broxmouth House

Canmore ID 57616

Site Number NT67NE 17

NGR NT 69614 77602

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Dunbar
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT67NE 17.00 69614 77602

(NT 6960 7766) Broxmouth (NAT)

OS 6" map (NG)

NT67NE 17.01 NT 696 776 Park; Wall

NT67NE 17.02 NT 696 776 Garden; Walled garden

NT67NE 17.03 NT 69790 77467 Gardener's House

NT67NE 17.04 NT 69809 77481 Conservatories

NT67NE 97 NT 69676 77666 Stables

NT67NE 98 NT 6977 7704 South Lodge

See also NT67NE 51.

See also NT67NE 97 (Broxmouth Park office court showing demolished wing).

For Cromwell's Mount (NT 6953 7761), see NT67NE 10.

Broxmouth House was garrisoned by Cromwell during the Battle of Dunbar 1650. It is clearly shown in Fisher's pictorial plan.

C H Firth 1900

Broxmouth House is a large unpretentious house of the late 18th or early 19th century, with extensive domestic buildings. There are no obvious remains of a 17th century house.

Visited by OS (DT) 28 August 1962.

Architecture Notes

NMRS REFERENCE

ARCHITECT: James Nisbet submitted report December 1774.

Early part of building demolished c. 1955. House listed Category B. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library.

EXTERNAL REFERENCE

Plans: Original plans in the Charter Room, Floors Castle

Floor plans undated - 5 photocopies of plans copied by the Scottish Record Office

Report on state of the house 1774 by James Nisbet - photocopy from Scottish Record Office.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Activities

Photographic Survey (1955)

Photographic survey of Broxmouth Park by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1955.

Photographic Survey (October 1964)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record/Ministry of Works in October 1964.

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