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Monteviot House

  • House & Family History: Blore's new house, begun circa 1830, was never finished.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The landscape on the River Teviot, part of an 18,000-acre estate, was developed 1829-60, and re-designed by Percy Stephen Cane in 1960. The Dovecote is Grade B-listed.

  • Architect: Percy Stephen Cane

    Date: 1960
    Designed: Redesigned gardens

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    Architect: Edward Blore

    Date: Begun circa 1830
    Designed: New House for 7th Marquess of Lothian

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  • Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
    Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
    Year Published: 1990
    Reference: pg. P 768
    Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
    ISBN: 0312046405
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Category B

    Park Listed: Outstanding

  • "Castle in the Country" (2008 - BBC TV documentary series, episodes 4.4 & 4.5, the gardens).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Michael Andrew Foster Jude Kerr, 13th Marquess of Lothian.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Phone: 01835-830-380

    Fax: 01835-830-288

    Email: enquiries@monteviot.com

    Website: http://www.monteviot.com

    Historic Houses Member: No