Maps, Plans and Archives
1654 Johannes Blaeu 'Tvedia cum vicecomitatu Etterico Forestae etiam Selkirkae dictus, [vulgo], Twee-dail with the Sherifdome of Etterik-Forest called also Selkirk / auct. Timotheo Pont'
1736 William Wyeth, 'A survey of Floors…belonging to His grace the Duke of Roxburgh', Photostat copy of plan, NAS RHP3234
1747-55 General Roy's Military Survey, 1747-55
1770 Matthew Stobie, 'A map of Roxburghshire or Tiviotdale'
1776 George Taylor and Andrew Skinner, 'Survey and maps of the roads of North Britain or Scotland, 1776'
1798 Matthew Stobie 'Plan of Fleurs, The seat of his grace John Duke of Roxburgh, Survey'd by Matthew Stobie 1798', Photographic copy RCAHMS A38645 PO
c.1816 Plan of Kelso and land to the north, including Kelso Common and Floors (Fleurs) Castle, NAS RHP10007
1822 John Thomson 'Roxburghshire'
1856-9 survey Roxburghshire, 1st edition OS 1:2500 (25”) and OS 1:10560 (6”), published 1863
1896-8 survey Roxburghshire, 2nd edition OS 1:2500 (25”) and OS 1:10560 (6”), published 1899
RCAHMS: National Monuments Record of Scotland (NMRS) and photographic and manuscript collections
RCAHMS RXD 2/34 P: Photographic copy of engraving showing distant view. Titled:'The Entrance into Kelso' Engraved: 'Gerrard del.', 'Morris sc.', 'Pubd May 1 1804 by Vernor & Hood, Poultry.'
Binney, M 1978, 'Floors Castle, Roxburghshire – The seat of the Duke of Roxburgh', Country Life, May 11, 1298-1301
Cruft, K; Dunbar, J and Fawcett, R 2006, Borders, London and New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press
Dallimore, W 1908, Holly, yew, and box. With notes on other evergreens, London and New York
Defoe, D 1726, A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain Letter XII: South West & Central Scotland: Part 3
Historic Scotland on behalf of Scottish Ministers, The Lists of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historical Interest
The Gardeners' Chronicle 1874, 'Floors Castle and Park', December 5, 712-13.
The Scottish Gardener 1858, 'Glimpses of Fleurs Castle, Garden and Grounds', 249-53.
Dixon, P J, Mackenzie, J R, Perry D R and Sharman, P 2002, 'The origins of the settlements at Kelso and Peebles, Scottish Borders: Archaeological excavations in Wester and Easter Kelso and Cuddyside/Bridgegate, Peebles by the Border Burghs Archaeology Project and the Scottish Urban Archaeological Trust, 1983-1994,' Scot Archaeol Internet Rep, 2, Online Journal, www.sair.org.uk/sair2/index.html [accessed 1 February 2009]
SiteLink: Scottish Natural Heritage, Sites designated for their natural heritage value, www.snh.org.uk/snhi/ [accessed 18 June 2009]
Note of Abbreviations used in references
NAS: National Archives of Scotland
RCAHMS: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland