Basic Site Details

Name: Springwood Park
Town, district or village: Kelso
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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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 51756   
Item 2 of 5c. 1822 Alterations and additionsAlterations including mausoleum and entrance gate
Item 3 of 518501853 Extensive alterations and additions
Item 4 of 5March 1855  Design of Keeper's Lodge
Item 5 of 51954 Demolition 


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 5James Gillespie Graham Bc. 1822 Alterations including mausoleum and entrance gate by Kelso Bridge
Item 2 of 5Brown & Wardrop A18501853Extensive alterations and additions
Item 3 of 5James Maitland Wardrop A18501853Extensive alterations and additions
Item 4 of 5Thomas Brown II A18501853Extensive alterations and additions
Item 5 of 5William R Grey  1855 Design of Keeper's Lodge


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Douglas, Sir John James, BartClient for Gillespie Graham work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp463
Item 3 of 4New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  iii, p320
Item 4 of 4RCAHMS Roxburgh inventory  i, figure 206

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Plans from 18s0s to 1870s; NMRS RXD/326 (Design for Keeper's lodge signed by Wm R Grey)