Basic Site Details

Name: Netherurd House
City or county: Peeblesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Kirkurd
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 217911794Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2After 1908Before 1928 Rebuilding of mansion, and remodelling of farm buildings and cottages


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3James McLeran A17911794Is mentioned in the contract for building the house. He was to superintend the work if Burn failed to do so.
Item 2 of 3Robert BurnArchitect, MasonB17911794Burn and James McLeran both described as 'architects' in a building contract and in the case of any dispute, Burn to act as arbitrator.
Item 3 of 3James Davidson CairnsArchitect After 1908Before 1928Rebuilding of mansion, and remodelling of farm buildings and cottages


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lawson, WilliamClient for house by Burn/McLeran


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 120/415Contract dated 25 March 1791.
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Davidson Cairns: F no 2680 (box 10)