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The Haining

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier, probably 17th century, house was replaced by the current house in the late 18th century.

    House & Family History: In 2009 the House and grounds were bequeathed to the people of Selkirkshire.

    Collections: The contents of The Haining were sold in 1938.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Estate reached its largest size, 2,585 acres, in the early 20th century.

  • Architect: Archibald Elliot

    Date: Circa 1820
    Designed: Enlarged and altered House for John Pringle

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  • John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. VI, 1823. Scotland, 1830.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 351
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Listed

  • "Antiques To The Rescue" (2012 - BBC TV reality series with John Foster, episode 1.2, "The Haining").
  • Past Seat / Home of: Lawrence Scott, until 1625. Andrew Riddell, 1625-1701. Pringle family, 1701-1890. Andrew Seth, 1891-1919. Mark Faudry, mid-20th century. Andrew Nimmo Smith, 1959-2009.

    Current Ownership Type: Preservation Organization

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: Since 2010 owned by The Haining Charitable Trust.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01896-756-161

    Email: [email protected]

    Historic Houses Member: No


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