Basic Site Details

Name: Gattonside
Town, district or village: Melrose
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418081811Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41824 Addition 
Item 3 of 41826 Build/constructionEast Lodge
Item 4 of 41914  Large 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 8John & Thomas SmithArchitectural practiceC1824 Altrations and additions
Item 2 of 8John SmithArchitectC1824 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 8Thomas SmithArchitect, BuilderC1824 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 8John & Thomas SmithArchitectural practiceE1826 East lodge
Item 5 of 8John SmithArchitectE1826 East Lodge
Item 6 of 8Thomas SmithArchitect, BuilderE1826 East lodge
Item 7 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectA1914 Large alterations
Item 8 of 8Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd)Architectural practiceA1914 Interior decoration for Lorimer's additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ebsworth, E H (or B)Client for Lorimer work

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Gattonside, chapel 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 318-19
Item 3 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p176

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register15103 
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51563East Lodge - C(S) listed
Item 3 of 4National Library of ScotlandManuscript CollectionMS. 8499 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR G/1