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Old Ginger
Old Ginger
Old Ginger

© the artist. Photo credit: Mike Allport / Art UK

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A bronze terrier on a plinth – sited in the stables area of the Haining – 'Old Ginger' was born at the Haining, on 4th June 1842 and every Dandie Dinmont Terrier on earth today can trace their breeding back through their male line to 'Old Ginger'. The Haining building is a Palladian mansion begun by Mark Pringle in 1794 and considerably remodelled and enriched circa 1819 under the direction of Archibald Elliott, architect.


bronze & ashlar stone

Accession number


Work type



Selkirk & District Community Council


Selkirk & District Community Council

Work status


Listing status

A (Scotland)

Unveiling date

4th June 2017

Listing date



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Located at

The Haining, Selkirk


Located in a small open space to right of buildings.