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Wedderburn Castle

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    59748
  • Site type
    COUNTRY HOUSE
  • Parish
    DUNS
  • Council
    BERWICKSHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 80838 52854
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.768642N, 2.306979W
  • Archeological notes
    NT85SW 14.00 80838 52854 NT85SW 14.01 80530 53228 The Lion Gate NT85SW 14.02 80088 52555 West Lodge NT85SW 14.03 80611 52953 Stable Block NT85SW 2 81306 52824 Wedderburn Park, Burial Ground
  • Architectural notes
    NMRS REFERENCE: Architect: Robert Adam 1767/71. Clerk of Works, James Nisbet (NT 80838 52854) Wedderburn Castle: A large, three storeyed battlemented mansion, built about 1770-5. A heraldic panel, built into the SE wall of the courtyard at first storey level, has been inserted from an earlier, 17th century house on the site. SDD undated; RCAHMS 1915. N.M.R.S. Scottish Record Office, GD/267/22/7 References to chimneypieces - typescript and building (1771) 1774-5

Related material information

  • 59748 (1902)
    PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO.78: MISS HILDA MAY DARLING'S COUNTRY HOUSE ALBUM Miss Hilda May Darling of Priestlaw Duns personal collection of postcards, referred to in messages as 'your house book'. Contains postcards of Country Houses and Hotels from all over Scotland, the majority from East Lothian and Berwickshire. Arranged roughly chronologically from c.1902 to c.1930.

PRINT ROOM

  • 59748 ()
    Exterior and interior views of Greenacre, Athelstaneford. General interior views of 9 Bellevue Crescent. Details of roofs, dormers and windows at 6-22 Barony Street. Exterior and interior views of Dirleton Chuch and surroundings. Exterior and interior views of Wedderburn Castle, 1980.
  • 59748 ()
    Postcard view.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 59748 (1870)
    Copy of historic photograph showing general view.
  • 59748 ()
    View from SE.
  • 59748 ()
    General view.
  • 59748 ()
    General view.
  • 59748 ()
    View from W.
  • 59748 ()
    View from W.
  • 59748 ()
    View of entrance from SW.
  • 59748 ()
    General view.
  • 59748 ()
    General view.
  • 59748 ()
    View from SW.
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of SE and SW elevations from S showing castellated tower
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of SE and SW elevations from S showing castellated tower
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of frontage from SSW
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of frontage from SSW
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of frontage from SW
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of frontage from SW
  • 59748 ()
    View from SW.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view of parkland.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view of parkland.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view of parkland.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view.
  • 59748 (3/7/1904)
    Page 11/2. General view. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM No 78: MISS HILDA MAY DARLING'S COUNTRY HOUSE ALBUM
  • 59748 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing elevation.
  • 59748 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing plan of principal floor.
  • 59748 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing W elevation of a castle.
  • 59748 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing S elevation.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Detail of panel on E side of courtyard.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of small drawing room.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of marble carving on dining room chimneypiece.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of dining room.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. Detail of columns at first floor landing.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. Detail of chimneypiece.
  • 59748 ()
    Photographic copy of historic photograph showing general view.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. View of great stair.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. View of hall.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of drawing room.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of drawing room chimneypiece.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of drawing room.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of W stairwell and light fitting.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of stairwell and light fitting.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of first floor corridor.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of first floor corridor.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of great staircase.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of great staircase.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of chimneypiece.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of chimneypiece.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of chimneypiece.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of chimneypiece.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of chimneypiece.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of drawing room.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of drawing room.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. View of dining room.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Interior. Detail of staircase.
  • 59748 ()
    Copy of historic photograph showing view from SW.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. View of stair and first floor landing.
  • 59748 ()
    General view.
  • 59748 (8/1962)
    View from E.
  • 59748 (8/1962)
    View from SE.
  • 59748 (1956)
    View from NW.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Detail of courtyard gate.
  • 59748 (1956)
    General view.
  • 59748 (1956)
    Detail of SE tower.
  • 59748 (1956)
    View from SE.
  • 59748 (1956)
    View from SW.
  • 59748 (1956)
    View from SW.
  • 59748 (1956)
    View from W.
  • 59748 (1956)
    View from W.
  • 59748 (1956)
    View from S.
  • 59748 (8/1962)
    Detail of front entrance.
  • 59748 (8/1962)
    General view.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. General view.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. View of first floor corridor.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. View of drawing room.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. Detail of chimneypiece.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. Detail of staircase.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. Detail of oil painting.
  • 59748 ()
    Interior. View of staircase.
  • 59748 ()
    View from N.
  • 59748 ()
    General view.
  • 59748 ()
    View from E.
  • 59748 ()
    View from SW.
  • 59748 ()
    View from N.
  • 59748 ()
    View of inner courtyard from N.
  • 59748 ()
    View from SE.
  • 59748 ()
    View from SW.
  • 59748 ()
    View from W.
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of SE and SW elevations from S showing castellated tower
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of SE and SW elevations from S showing castellated tower

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 1428028 (15/8/2002)
    View of frontage from SSW
  • 59748 (15/8/2002)
    View of frontage from SW
  • 1382773 (15/8/2002)
    View of frontage from SSW
  • 1233576 (15/8/2002)
    View of SE and SW elevations from S showing castellated tower
  • 798706 (15/8/2002)
    View of SE and SW elevations from S showing castellated tower

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 59748 (1986)
    View from SW.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view of castle and St Mungo's walls.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view of W parkland.
  • 59748 (1986)
    General view of SW parkland.

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 59748 (1971)
    Plan of third floor, roof and sections.
  • 59748 (1971)
    Plan of second floor with details of ceiling and cornices.
  • 59748 (1971)
    Plan of first floor with details of ceiling and cornices.
  • 59748 (1971)
    Plan of ground floor with details of ceiling and cornices.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1300142 (25/6/2012)
    General oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the SE.
  • 1300141 (25/6/2012)
    General oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the SSE.
  • 1300140 (25/6/2012)
    General oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the S.
  • 1300139 (25/6/2012)
    General oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the SW.
  • 1300138 (25/6/2012)
    General oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the W.
  • 1300137 (25/6/2012)
    General oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the NW.
  • 1300136 (25/6/2012)
    General oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the NW.
  • 1300135 (25/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the E.
  • 1300134 (25/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the E.
  • 1300132 (25/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the SE.
  • 1300131 (25/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the SSE.
  • 1300128 (25/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the WNW.
  • 1300126 (25/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the NNW.
  • 1300124 (25/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Wedderburn Castle, taken from the NE.
  • 1173681 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the SE.
  • 1173680 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the SE.
  • 1173679 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the SSE.
  • 1173678 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the SSW.
  • 1173677 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the SW.
  • 1173676 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the WSW.
  • 1173675 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the W.
  • 1173674 (8/4/2010)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house with the Home Farm adjacent, taken from the W.
  • 1033623 (4/4/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house, stable block and landscaped gardens with the gate and gate lodge adjacent, taken from the ESE.
  • 1033622 (4/4/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house, stable block and landscaped gardens with the gate and gate lodge adjacent, taken from the SE.
  • 1033621 (4/4/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house, stable block and landscaped gardens, taken from the SW.
  • 1033620 (4/4/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the country house, stable block and landscaped gardens, taken from the W.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Berwickshire, Sheet XVI1857

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Berwick, Sheet 016.121857
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Berwick, Sheet 016.121857