Basic Site Details

Name: Makerston (or Makerstoun) House
Town, district or village: Kelso
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 5  Won award or awardsEAHY Exceptional Merit Award
Item 2 of 51714 Plans drawn upUnexecuted designs for re-fronting house
Item 3 of 5Mid 1700s Alterations and additionsAlterations - details uncertain
Item 4 of 5c. 1800 Reconstruction 
Item 5 of 519701973RestorationRestoration after fire


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 5William AdamArchitectB  Alterations to house - details uncertain
Item 2 of 5Alexander McGillArchitectC1714 Designs for re-fronting house
Item 3 of 5Crichton Walker Lang A19701973Restoration after fire. Job architect
Item 4 of 5Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19701973Restoration after fire.
Item 5 of 5John Herdman ReidArchitectA19701973Restoration after fire - as senior partner


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Biddulph, Lord 
Item 2 of 2Makdougal, ___William Adam client


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p67
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th editionRefers to drawings belonging to Mr S Scott, Gala House, Selkirkshire
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

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, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies of designs (originals in private collection)