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Broxmouth Park (Broxmouth House) (Brooksmyth)

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on the site, parts of which were incorporated into the current house. Oliver Cromwell purportedly stayed in grounds of the old house before the Battle of Dunbar in 1650.

    House & Family History: Queen Victoria visited Broxmouth in 1878.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: William Adam designed waterfalls and a bridge in the Park.

  • Architect: William Adam Sr.

    Date: 1741-43
    Designed: Bridge, waterfalls, and House repairs for 1st Duke of Roxburghe

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    Architect: James Nisbet

    Date: Circa 1775
    Designed: House
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 59
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category B

    Park Listed: Listed as a Garden & Designed Landscape

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Gray family, 14th and 15th centuries. James of Rhynd, 1470s-80s. Hay family, 15th century. George Home, 1st Earl of Dunbar, until 1611. Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe, 17th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John Ker, 3rd Duke of Roxburghe, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01368-864-734

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.broxmouth.com/

    Historic Houses Member: No