Basic Site Details

Name: Somervail Schoolhouse
Town, district or village: West Linton
City or county: Peeblesshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Drawings dated 1857 but B of S gives date as 1851.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2AldersydeYes 
Item 2 of 2Somervail Schoolmaster's House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Raemartin SquareYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21851 or 1857 *  Reconstruction - almost wholly new
Item 2 of 2May 1857  Drawings dated for reconstruction

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 2John Dick PeddieArchitectA1851 or 1857 Reconstruction - almost wholly new
Item 2 of 2Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA?1857(?) Reconstruction - almost wholly new

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Somervail SchoolBuilt for children of UP congregation.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp753

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, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1850/24/1 (drawings dated May 1857)