Basic Site Details

Name: Holylee House
Town, district or village: Walkerburn
City or county: Peeblesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218251827 Original house
Item 2 of 219221923 Additions 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 6John & Thomas Smith A18251827 
Item 2 of 6John Smith A18251827 
Item 3 of 6Thomas Smith A18251827
Item 4 of 6Carruthers Ballantyne & Taylor (or Ballantyne & Taylor) B19221923Additions and alterations
Item 5 of 6Robert Carruthers-Ballantyne (or Robert Ballantyne Carruthers; or Roy Carruthers Ballantyne) B19221923Additions and alterations
Item 6 of 6William John Taylor B19221923Additions and alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Ballantyne, JamesOriginal client
Item 2 of 2Ballantyne, W CarruthersExtension for himself when he succeeded to the estate through William Laidlaw Ballantyne, the factor at Abbotsford


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 Pressp384
Item 2 of 3RCAHMS Peeblesshire Inventory  no 565, Plan fig 275, plates 69 A, B,C
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p222

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8324Holylee Including Terrace Wall
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Carruthers Ballantyne: F no3194 (box 18); William John Taylor: F no2637 (box 9)