Basic Site Details

Name: Stobo Castle
City or county: Peeblesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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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 418051811 Original house
Item 2 of 41845  Alterations
Item 3 of 41849  Porte-cochere
Item 4 of 419071908 Terraces, stairs, summer house and alterations


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 8Archibald & James Elliot A18051811 
Item 2 of 8Archibald Elliot A18051811 
Item 3 of 8James Elliot A18051810 
Item 4 of 8John Lessels B1845  
Item 5 of 8John Lessels C1849 Alterations and porte-cochere
Item 6 of 8George Washington Browne D19071908(?)Terraces, stairs, summer house and alterations
Item 7 of 8John More Dick Peddie D19071908(?)Terraces, stairs, summer house and alterations
Item 8 of 8Peddie & Washington Browne D1907 Terraces, stairs, summer house and alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Graham-Montgomery, Sir GrahamClient for alterations and porte-cochere, 1845 and 1849
Item 2 of 3Montgomery, Sir James, Bart 
Item 3 of 3Philipson, HyltonClient for alterations c.1907 (owner from 1905)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Chambers, William1864History of Peebleshire  p438-9
Item 2 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 5Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 701-4
Item 4 of 5RCAHMS Peeblesshire Inventory  ii, pp308-9
Item 5 of 5Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p245

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register15379 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1900/105/1