Basic Site Details

Name: Chesters House
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
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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 217871790Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2c. 1934c. 1940 Alterations


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 4William ElliotArchitectB17871790 
Item 2 of 4James McLellan FairleyArchitectAc. 1934c. 1940Alterations
Item 3 of 4Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceAc. 1934c. 1940Alterations
Item 4 of 4Robert Stirling ReidArchitectAc. 1934c. 1940Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ogilvie, Thomas ElliotClient for original building


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Tancred, G1899Annals of a Border Club jedburghp336

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1930/68/1-6
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore57139