Basic Site Details

Name: Dolphinton House and lodge
City or county: Peeblesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Check date of this - on DM's Washington Browne list it appears as 1896

Clarke & Bell are responsible for the lodge - fairly soon after John Ord Mackenzie acquired the estate - and it is possible that they did work on the house as well.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dolphington CastleYes 
Item 2 of 2Dolphinton CastleYes 

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 4c. 1855c. 1865 Lodge. The New South Wales Clarke & Bell album suggests that Clarke & Bell drew up plans and the greenhouse for the house as well.
Item 2 of 41881  Proposed additions - plans dated
Item 3 of 41886  Proposed alterations- plans dated
Item 4 of 41890  Proposed gate lodge

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 12Clarke & BellArchitectural practiceDc. 1855c. 1865Gate lodge - perhaps prepared plans for work on house as well and certainly for greenhouse.
Item 2 of 12George Bell IArchitectDc. 1855c. 1865Gate lodge - perhaps prepared plans for work on house as well and certainly for greenhouse.
Item 3 of 12William ClarkeArchitectDc. 1855c. 1865Gate lodge - perhaps prepared plans for work on house as well and certainly for greenhouse.
Item 4 of 12James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB1881 Proposed additions
Item 5 of 12John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersB1881 Proposed additions
Item 6 of 12William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderB1881 Proposed additions
Item 7 of 12James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderC1886 Proposed alterations
Item 8 of 12John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersC1886 Proposed alterations
Item 9 of 12William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderC1886 Proposed alterations
Item 10 of 12Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1890 Proposed gate lodge
Item 11 of 12John More Dick PeddieArchitectA1890 Proposed gate lodge
Item 12 of 12Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceA1890 Proposed gate lodge

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Mackenzie, John Ord, WSClient for 1855-1865 work

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSClarke & Bell Album (drawings trimmed to fit, address, dates & titles cut away)  
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1890/80/1
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection PBD 381/1-4
Item 4 of 4State Library, New South WalesSketchbook and scrapbook of architectural plans and tracings Plates 142-146 (Drawings of Dolphinton House and greenhouse)