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Langton House

Country House (19th Century)

Site Name Langton House

Classification Country House (19th Century)

Canmore ID 96862

Site Number NT75SE 50

NGR NT 76110 52602

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Architecture Notes

NT75SE 50 76110 52602 Langton House

NT75SE 50.01 76754 52895 Gateway

NT75SE 50.02 75638 52856 Kennelman's house

NT75SE 50.03 75597 52883 Kennels

NT75SE 50.04 76069 52797 Langton Mains

NT75SE 50.05 76732 52943 North Lodge

NT75SE 50.06 76495 52343 Terrace Lodge

NT75SE 50.07 76004 52769 Walled garden

NMRS REFERENCE

Architect: David Bryce, 1862.

Langton House is depicted on the OS 2nd Edition map (Berwickshire sheet XVI, 1898). It was demolished c. 1950, but the Estate buildings remain.

Information from RCAHMS (HMLB), July 2002.

Plans: Framed watercolour perspective signed by David Bryce.

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE

From a pen and wash drawing of 1757.

GD216/276 1757

Building of a lodge and gateway at Langton House. Specification and Estimate.

GD112/20/5 1815

Wright work done at Langton House. Account from Alexander Allan.

GD112/20/5 1821

Putting a baluster railing round the square of offices at Langton House. Specification and estimate of £173 from Archibald Middlemiss.

GD112/20/5 1833

Taymouth and Langton (Berwickshire)

Letter: Mary Gavin, 1st Marchioness of Bredalbane to Laurence Davidson, W.S. She wishes him 'to find a young man who may have served his apprenticeship to a respectable plumber and glazier to take charge of the house at Taymouth' (pipes, gutters, windows etc.). Ask Laurence Davidson to call on William Burn, the architect, and ask him to help find a suitable person. Also ... ...

Mr Burn is making some little plans for Langton and she would like the sketches promised without delay.

GD1/1017/4 12 April 1833

Activities

Sbc Note (15 April 2016)

Visibility: Standing structure or monument.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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