Basic Site Details

Name: Drygrange House
Town, district or village: Melrose
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Stables & steading and walled garden are B listed and house to north of steading and factor's house (now north lodge) are C listed. A Herbertson & Sons acted as builders.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Drygrange Nursing HomeYes 
Item 2 of 3Grangehall Care Home  
Item 3 of 3St Andrew's CollegeYes 

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 218871889 First scheme and executed scheme
Item 2 of 21904  Summer House added

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 10Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18871899First scheme and executed scheme (also stables and steading, factor's house and house to north of steading)
Item 2 of 10John More Dick PeddieArchitectA18871889First scheme and executed scheme (also stables and steading, factor's house and house to north of steading)
Item 3 of 10Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceA18871889First scheme and executed scheme (also stables and steading, factor's house and house to north of steading)
Item 4 of 10George Washington BrowneArchitectB1904 Summer House added
Item 5 of 10John More Dick PeddieArchitectB1904 Summer House added
Item 6 of 10Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceB1904 Summer House added
Item 7 of 10George Washington BrowneArchitectD1906 Lodge and gates (also gates in walled garden)
Item 8 of 10John More Dick PeddieArchitectD1906 Lodge and gates (also gates in walled garden)
Item 9 of 10Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceD1906 Lodge and gates (also gates in walled garden)
Item 10 of 10John More Dick PeddieArchitectC1910 Further work

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Roberts,1905-1914 work
Item 2 of 2Sprott, Edward WOriginal house

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 Presspp 226-8
Item 2 of 2Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p173

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18835House
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18839House to north of steading (no 4 Drygrange Stable Cottages)
Item 3 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18840Factor's house
Item 4 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18838Stables and steading (Former steading including 1 & 2 Drygrange Cottages and Drygrange Stables Cottage)
Item 5 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18836Walled garden (with gates)
Item 6 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18837Summer house
Item 7 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1880/4/18