Kimmerghame House

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Alternative Names Kimmerghame Estate
Site Type COUNTRY HOUSE
Canmore ID 59757
Site Number NT85SW 22
NGR NT 81453 51376
Council SCOTTISH BORDERS, THE
Parish EDROM
Former Region BORDERS
Former District BERWICKSHIRE
Former County BERWICKSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

NT85SW 22.00 81453 51376 Kimmerghame House

NT85SW 22.01 81061 51461 North Lodge
NT85SW 22.02 81456 50931 South Lodge
NT85SW 22.03 81662 51315 Walled garden
NT85SW 22.04 82095 51823 1 Kimmerghame Haugh
NT85SW 22.05 81774 51356 Gardener's cottage
NT85SW 22.06 81392 51546 Icehouse
NT85SW 22.07 81466 51585 Footbridge
NT85SW 22.08 81488 51413 Stable offices with coach house
NT85SW 22.09 81385 51340 Water tower
NT85SW 22.10 81077 50413 Kimmerghame Mains
NT85SW 22.11 81648 51346 Walled garden, outbuildings
NT85SW 22.12 81650 51342 Walled garden, greenhouse
NT85SW 22.13 81652 51338 Walled garden, sundial
NT85SW 22.14 81464 51300 Sundial
NT85SW 22.15 81437 51401 Walls, gatepiers and statues
NT85SW 22.16 82086 51821 2 Kimmerghame Haugh
NT85SW 22.17 82086 51831 Kimmerghame Haugh, Piggery

See also:

NT85SW 16 8094 5150 Kimmerghame Mill
NT85SW 20 80954 51553 Kimmerghame Bridge
NT85SW 63 81835 51721 Waterside

NMRS REFERENCE

Owner: Brigadier Alan Swinton.

Architect: David Bryce, 1850 onwards
Sir William Chambers? Design for new house c. 1770 (See also Manderston).
William Burn 1825: design for new house: not executed.
William Burn 1821: design for new bridge not executed.
Alexander Gilkie 1790 Designs for stables and court of offices.
George Smith: lodge, 1835.

Inventory of Kimmerghame Drawings: typescript (R6(P27)).

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:
SCOTTISH DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Scottish Baronial style mansion by David Bryce, 1851. Destroyed by fire and now partly rebuilt. Sunken garden occupies part of the original site.
HBD (SDD) Undated.

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:
NATIONAL LIBRARY

'The Travels of Mirza Itesa Modeen': family history in Great Britain, by James E. Alexander, 1827 - .

 
Books and References

SDD (1960-) List of Buildings of Architectural or Historical Interest, (Lists held in Architectural Department of RCAHMS) Scottish Development Department
Page(s): (Edrom Parish)

Swinton, A C (1879) 'The Swintons of that Ilk', Hist Berwickshire Natur Club, vol.8
Page(s): 328-52

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