Basic Site Details

Name: Ancrum House
Town, district or village: Ancrum
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
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Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41558  Core built
Item 2 of 4September 1874  Rebuilt after fire (plans dated)
Item 3 of 4January 1886  Panelling in entrance, inner hall and dining room - after second fire
Item 4 of 41970 Demolition 

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 6Charles ReidArchitectA1874 Rebuilt after fire
Item 2 of 6James Maitland WardropArchitectA1874 Rebuilt after fire
Item 3 of 6Wardrop & ReidArchitectural practiceA1874 Rebuilt after fire
Item 4 of 6James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB1886 Panelling in entrance, inner hall and dining room - after second fire
Item 5 of 6John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersB1886 Panelling in entrance, inner hall and dining room - after second fire
Item 6 of 6William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB1886 Panelling in entrance, inner hall and dining room - after second fire

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp104
Item 2 of 2Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p122

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection RXD 352/1-11 (Wardrop & Reid plans and Watherston plans)