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SCOTTISH BORDERS, THENGR
NT 76110 52602Latitude, Longitude
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
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.
SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE
From a pen and wash drawing of 1757.
Building of a lodge and gateway at Langton House. Specification and Estimate.
Wright work done at Langton House. Account from Alexander Allan.
Putting a baluster railing round the square of offices at Langton House. Specification and estimate of £173 from Archibald Middlemiss.
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