Basic Site Details

Name: The Holmes
Town, district or village: St Boswells
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Verbal information from R Anderson. Presentation perspective still at house.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21895  Design exhibited
Item 2 of 21914  Remodelling


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 4Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitect 1895 Designs exhibited (before partnership with Fairley)
Item 2 of 4James McLellan FairleyArchitectA1914 Remodelling
Item 3 of 4Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceA1914 Remodelling
Item 4 of 4Robert Stirling ReidArchitectA1914 Remodelling


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ritchie, D Norman 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp660
Item 2 of 3RSA1895   469
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p157

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, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection Specification and invoices