Basic Site Details

Name: Prior Bank
Town, district or village: Melrose
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Cottage is C Listed

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 5Prior Bank  
Item 2 of 5Priorbank Alternative original spelling
Item 3 of 5PriorswoodYes 
Item 4 of 5Priorwood House  
Item 5 of 5Youth Hostel  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1815  Original house
Item 2 of 325 June 1875  Reconstruction (drawings dated)
Item 3 of 3May 1946 Plans datedAlterations

People

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 4Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1875 Reconstruction
Item 2 of 4John Dick PeddieArchitectA1875 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 4Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1875 Reconstruction
Item 4 of 4James Grant ShearerArchitectD1946 Alterations

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Black, Mrs AdamClient for 1875 reconstruction

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 1Priorwood House, gardener's cottage 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp552
Item 2 of 2Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p177

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37735Cottage and garden
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register  
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1870/46/2
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA 1940/4/1