Houndwood House 1802

Eyemouth, Scotland

Brief Description

Houndwood House has 19th-century garden features, including parkland, an ornamental shrubbery with water features developed in a woodland shelterbelt, yew and holly hedges and kitchen garden walls in the shape of a trapezium. There is also an early-20th-century Japanese garden.

History

Houndwood House was originally built as a hunting lodge for the Priors of Coldingham in the mid-12th century. The designed landscape was probably first laid out in the 17th century. The policies and gardens were improved during the 19th and early-20th centuries.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The original house was a 12th-century tower.
  • Planting
  • Description: Japanese garden.
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Shrubbery, Kitchen Garden
Associated People

Just one person associated to Houndwood House

Contact

Telephone

0131 668 8600

Official Website

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