Paxton House

Local namePaxton House
LocationScotland, UK

Paxton House is a historic house at Paxton, Berwickshire, in the Scottish Borders, a few miles south-west of Berwick-upon-Tweed, overlooking the River Tweed.

It is a country house built for Patrick Home of Billie in an unsuccessful attempt to woo a Prussian heiress. Attributed to James Adam, it was built between 1758 and 1766, under the supervision of James Nisbet, with extensive interiors by Robert Adam, as well as furniture by Thomas Chippendale. The East Wing was added in 1812-13 by architect Robert Reid to house the library and picture gallery.Other inhabitants were Alexander Home and his son George Home WS FRSE.In 1852 the wife of David Milne inherited the house and he renamed himself David Milne-Home.

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Address (Unnamed Road), TD15 1, United Kingdom

Coordinates 55°45'40.569" N -2°6'36.049" E

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