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Sale of painting and furniture is to help pay for the upkeep of the estate

Sale at Haining mansion in selkirk Photo: ITV Border

Some of the contents of a country mansion in the Scottish Borders have gone on sale to raise money for the trust fund which runs the estate.

Items being sold off from Haining mansion in Selkirk include period furniture and paintings. It hopes to raise thousands of pounds.

Paintings from Haining mansion in Selkirk Credit: ITV Border

The estate is now run by the Haining Charitable Trust after the former owner Andrew Nimmo-Smith left the property to the community following his death in 2009.

£100,000 was made from an auction of other contents of the house in July.

People arriving at the sale at Haining mansion Credit: ITV Border