Basic Site Details

Name: Wolflee House
Town, district or village: Hawick
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Original building of 17th century, of which only one vault remains.

Messrs Herbertson have, during the whole summer, had a strong gang of men at work on the mansion house of Mr. Elliot of Wolflee. The additions are in the old a baronial style, from designs of Mr. Bryce, architect. [Building News 3 October 1862 p264]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Wolflee, Bonchester BridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418251827 New house built around single remaining vault of original 17th-century building
Item 2 of 41862  Scottish Baronial additions by Bryce
Item 3 of 41913  Alterations
Item 4 of 41977  Destroyed by fire

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5John & Thomas SmithArchitectural practiceA18251827New house built around single remaining vault of original 17th-century building
Item 2 of 5John SmithArchitectA18251827New house built around single remaining vault of original 17th-century building
Item 3 of 5Thomas SmithArchitect, BuilderA18251827New house built around single remaining vault of original 17th-century building
Item 4 of 5David BryceArchitect 1862 Scottish Baronial additions
Item 5 of 5Alexander InglisArchitect 1913 Alterations

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Elliot, Sir Walter KSI of Wolflee1862 additions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p132

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Border MagazineJune 1898   
Item 2 of 2Building News3 October 1862IX p264

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Hawick MuseumPlans Copies in NMRS