Basic Site Details

Name: Dryburgh House
Town, district or village: Dryburgh
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Notes: Some literature misattributes this building to H F Kerr, but he was in fact responsible for the nearby Dryburgh Abbey House (see separate entry). Mantle House is the earlier name of this building (Dryburgh House), not Dryburgh Abbey House - confusion between the names is not uncommon.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dryburgh Abbey HotelYes 
Item 2 of 2Mantle House  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Hotel  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218761878 Large addition and remodelling after fire
Item 2 of 2August 1876  Drawings dated


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 2Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18761878Large addition and remodelling after fire
Item 2 of 2Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18761878Large addition and remodelling after fire - Kinnear responsible


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Baillie, Charles, Lord Jerviswood 


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 Pressp223
Item 2 of 3RSA1877   847
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p171 - NB the names, alternative names and architects for Dryburgh Abbey House and Dryburgh Abbey Hotel are confused here

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register15115Dryburgh Abbey House Including Sundial
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits GD 157/2635
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1870/6/3