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Drawing, plans and measures of and for buildings on the Minto estate., Late 18th century-1875, undated.

Identifier: MS.13233

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows.

(i) Miscellaneous architectural drawings of Minto House, with a number of sketches for internal architectural details and finishing’s, circa 1797, circa 1875. Further drawings are in MSS.13456-13457, 13462-13464, 13468-13469 (folio 1); (ii) Measures of rooms at Minto, circa 1770, undated (folio 56); (iii) Drawings for the stables at Minto, late 18th century. See also MS.13469 (iv) Miscellaneous drawings, including several for a bridge and waterfall at Minto, 1783, an account of Robert Erskine's centrifugal pump for raising water, 18th century, and plans of the stand at Kelso Racecourse by John Carr, 1778 (folio 99); (v) Miscellaneous ground plans for parts of Minto, circa 1780, 1807, 1811, 1903, undated (folio 122); (vi) Distances measured from Minto House, 1797, 1860, 1875, undated (folio 156).


  • Creation: Late 18th century-1875, undated.

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234 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Undetermined


234 folios.

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