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Tealing House

Country House (16th Century)

Site Name Tealing House

Classification Country House (16th Century)

Canmore ID 77523

Site Number NO43NW 42

NGR NO 41311 37985

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Tealing
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus

Architecture Notes

NO43NW 42.00 41311 37985

NO43NW 42.01 41396 38021 Walled Garden

NO43NW 42.02 41278 38161 Ice House

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

Tealing House.

Scottish Record Office. (SRO).

Brief description of Mansionhouse and Garden with Conservatory, Peachhouse, Vinery and Fernhouse.

Included in the Particulars of the Estate of Tealing.

1921 GD 121/3/281.

Insurance policies list the following buildings as detached but included under the heading of the Mansion House of Tealing.

Overseer's House Pigeon House (west of Home Farm)

Coachman's House Conservatory

Porter's House Vinery

Gardener's House Fernery and Forcing House

Gardener's Bothy (west of Mansion).

1882 GD 121/3/287

Alterations and addition to Tealing House.

Letter from Robert Dargie to James Fothringham Scrymsoure.

The Drawing for the Dining Room (by William Burn, Architect) has been sent to (James) Black, Architect, Dundee.

1829 GD 121/3/211

Progress of Building at Tealing House.

Letter from Robert Dargie to James Fothringham Scymsoure.

The New House is almost harled and he is almost ready to begin with the Old House.

He considers that the house looks well. The South of the house is all made in the form that Mr Fothringham Scrymsour wanted,

1829 GD 121/3/215/17

Alterations and additions to Tealing House. Letter from David Kean and Sons to James Fothringham Scrymsoure explaining charges for additional carpenter work some of which had been struck out by Mr (William) Burn, (Architect). The disputed charges mainly concern shutters, pilasters and double doors of Dining room and Drawing room.

1832 GD 121/3/211

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimates from William Craigie (contractor) sent to William Burn, Architect.

Mason work #584. Plumber work #267.

Wright work #1,490. Slater work #88.

Plaster work #167.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate from John Carver for carpenter, joiner, glazier and smithwork. For the East Wing it amounts to #467.16.8 and for the West Wing #1,111.11.5.1/2.

Alterations to the old house would be detailed separately.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Progress of building at Tealing House.

Letter from James Black to James Fothringham Scrymsoure.

The house is now finished with the exception of the 3 principal rooms which are also 'in a forward state'.

1829 GD 121/3/215/12

Progress of building at Tealing House.

Letter from Frederick Fothringham to his brother James Fothringham Scrymsoure.

He details all that still requires to be finished at Tealing House.

1829 GD 121/3/215/16

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate from Robert Scott for wood, glazier and smith work.

It amounts to #1307 for the New West Wing and for alterations to the Old House and to #432 for work on the East Wing. Estimate sent to James Black, Architect in Dundee.

1827 GD 121/2/216

Marble chimneypiece for Tealing House.

Account from David Ness for #40.4.6.

1829 GD 121/3/214/15

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Measurement of Carpenter Work from plans placed in the care of James Black, Architect, Dundee.

Measured by John Carver.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Alterations and additions to Tealing House. Letter from David Ness to John Fothringham Scrymsoure. It accompanied the shipmaster's receipt for the taxes containing the Marble Chimneys for Tealing House.

1829 GD 121/3/212

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate from John Low for plaster work of the proposed addition. It amounts to #170 and is sent to James Black, Architect, Dundee.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate for Mason work according to the Plans and Specifications of William Burn, Architect, from James Easson. Sent to Mr James Black, Architect, Dundee.

The estimate for the West Wing and the Porch is #717 and for the East Wing, #319.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Progress of Building at Tealing House.

Letter from Robert Dargie to James Fothringham Scrymsoure.

The cornice for the Dining room has not come. The wright work is progressing and 8 men and a master are still employed.

1829 GD 121/3/215/18

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate for Wright work according to the Plans and Specifications of William Burn, Architect, from David Kean and Sons, sent to Mr James Black, Architect, Dundee. The firm agrees to undertake the Wright work of the West Wing for #934, the East Wing for #380 and the Porch for #30.

1827 GD 121/3/216

He reports that work has begun on the stables but he is critical of the position of the Coach Houses. Plaster, wright and smith work will cost more than the estimate.

1826 GD 121/3/209/1

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate from George Robertson for plaster work of the addition. It amounts to #166 and is sent to James Black, Architect, Dundee.

The Principal and Bedroom floors of the old house are also to have rooms plastered but this work will be priced when finished.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimates from David Low for slater work of the new additions and for what of the old requires to be done. It amounts to #122.9.0 and is sent to James Black, Architect, Dundee. Harling is to be priced by measurement.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Building a stable and coachhouse.

Receipted account for #35.13.8 from John Barry, mason.

1810 GD 121/3/259

Inspection of windows.

Receipted account from David Neave, Architect, Dundee for 12/6.

1815 GD 121/3/76

Building of an Ice House.

Account for #29.17.8 from James Scott includes the quarrying out of the foundations and the building of the Ice House.

1823 GD 121/3/245

Drawing room Chimney piece of statuary marble.

Account for #12.10.0 from Alexander Thomson, Leith.

Marble works.

1824 GD 121/3/245

Progress of building at Tealing House. Letter from David Cannan to James Fothringham Scrymsoure.

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate for slater work on the proposed new building from William Craigie. It amounts to #115.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

1. Estimate from A Middleton for plumber work.

2. Measurement by A Middleton of plumber work.

Sent to James Black, Architect, Dundee.

1827 GD 121/3/216

Mason's work of coach house and stables.

Discaharged account from James Pirnie, mason.

1826 GD 121/3/84

Alterations and additions to Tealing House.

Estimate from Alexander Thomson for the Mason work of the addition at the East end and for both Wings. It amounts to #1013 and is sent to James Black, Architect in Dundee. Alterations to the old house are excluded.

1827 GD 121/3/216

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