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Langton House

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    96862
  • Site type
    COUNTRY HOUSE
  • Parish
    LANGTON
  • Council
    BERWICKSHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 76110 52602
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.766167N, 2.382312W
  • Archeological notes
    N/A
  • Architectural notes
    NT75SE 50 76110 52602 Langton House NT75SE 50.01 76754 52895 Gateway NT75SE 50.02 75638 52856 Kennelman's house NT75SE 50.03 75597 52883 Kennels NT75SE 50.04 76069 52797 Langton Mains NT75SE 50.05 76732 52943 North Lodge NT75SE 50.06 76495 52343 Terrace Lodge NT75SE 50.07 76004 52769 Walled garden NMRS REFERENCE Architect: David Bryce, 1862. Langton House is depicted on the OS 2nd Edition map (Berwickshire sheet XVI, 1898). It was demolished c. 1950, but the Estate buildings remain. Information from RCAHMS (HMLB), July 2002. Plans: Framed watercolour perspective signed by David Bryce. EXTERNAL REFERENCE: SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE From a pen and wash drawing of 1757. GD216/276 1757 Building of a lodge and gateway at Langton House. Specification and Estimate. GD112/20/5 1815 Wright work done at Langton House. Account from Alexander Allan. GD112/20/5 1821 Putting a baluster railing round the square of offices at Langton House. Specification and estimate of £173 from Archibald Middlemiss. GD112/20/5 1833 Taymouth and Langton (Berwickshire) Letter: Mary Gavin, 1st Marchioness of Bredalbane to Laurence Davidson, W.S. She wishes him 'to find a young man who may have served his apprenticeship to a respectable plumber and glazier to take charge of the house at Taymouth' (pipes, gutters, windows etc.). Ask Laurence Davidson to call on William Burn, the architect, and ask him to help find a suitable person. Also ... ... Mr Burn is making some little plans for Langton and she would like the sketches promised without delay. GD1/1017/4 12 April 1833

Related material information

PRINT ROOM

  • 96862 ()
    Postcard. General view from S.
  • 96862 (1862)
    Perspective view from SE of Langton House.
  • 96862 ()
    Postcard. General view from S.
  • 96862 (1900)
    Page 38/2. View from terrace from NW. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM No 78: MISS HILDA MAY DARLING'S COUNTRY HOUSE ALBUM
  • 96862 ()
    Postcard. General view from S.
  • 96862 (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.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1126058 (1862)
    Perspective view from SE of Langton House.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 1007542 (10/1965)
    Scanned image of historic photograph showing view from S.
  • 1007541 (1862)
    Scanned image of historic photographic view from NE.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 96862 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing general view of proposed new house from SE.
  • 96862 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing general view from SE.
  • 96862 (1862)
    Copy of historic photographic view from NE.
  • 96862 (1965)
    Copy of historic photographic view from S.
  • 96862 (1875)
    Copy of historic photographic view from S.
  • 96862 (1875)
    Copy of historic photographic view of NE elevation.
  • 96862 (1862)
    Photographic copy of drawing showing general view of proposed new house from SE.

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 016.101857
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Berwick, Sheet 016.101857