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Lennel House And Garden

Country House (Post Medieval), Hospital (First World War)

Site Name Lennel House And Garden

Classification Country House (Post Medieval), Hospital (First World War)

Alternative Name(s) Lennel Auxiliary Hospital

Canmore ID 59593

Site Number NT84SE 27

NGR NT 85151 40784

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT84SE 27.00 85151 40784 Lennel House

NT84SE 27.01 85193 40862 Stables

Kinight Frank & Rutley September 1985 Sale Brochure

Depicted in the 2nd edition of the O.S. map (Berwickshire, 1906, sheet XXIX).

Information from RCAHMS (AR) 5th July 2000.

Architecture Notes

NT84SE 27 85151 40784

NT84SE 27.01 85193 40862 Stables

Kinight Frank & Rutley September 1985 Sale Brochure


John Paterson

(see also designs for Castle Forbes)

REFERENCE: Scottish Record Office

NRA (S) 1454 (Adam of Blair Adam)

Section 2, Bundle 197.

Letter from J [ohn] Hope to William Adam

Lord Haddington is to build a house at Lennel,

'he has got an exceedingly pretty plan from John Paterson.'

Not dated (c.1818)


Copy of Estates Exchange, London No. 1490. Sale Brochure 1903

(Copy held in NMRS and by Sir Ilay Campbell, Lennel House)


The Frank Morton Collection, 7 slides of the Garden (c.1970)

(held in NMRS)


Newspaper Cutting

The Scotsman, 31.12.1987

Photograph and text

(held in NMRS; missing at time of upgrade, May 1998)


Tranter, N., 'Southern Fortalices'.


Photographic Survey (1961)

Survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record of Lennel House, Berwickshire in 1961.

Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding building.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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