DiCamillo Companion

Arthurstone House

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Colonel William Rattray

    House & Family History: Between 1990 and 2005 Arthurstone House served as Butterstone School, a private girls' school.

    Collections: Christie's auctioned the contents on October 15 and 16, 1990.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The house today sits in 35 acres of grounds.

  • Architect: William Dunn

    Date: Late 19th century
    Designed: Alterations

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    Architect: William Burn

    Date: Circa 1838
    Designed: Jacobethan wing (demolished 1855) for Patrick Murray

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 191
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category B

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Colonel William Rattray, late 18th century. Patrick Murray, 1838-42. Admiral Brunswick Popham, 1842-58. Admiral Lord Wharncliffe, 1858-69. Peter Carmichael, 1869-91; Carmichael family here from 1869 until 1990.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: Between 2004 and 2006 the house and walled garden were redeveloped into 15 homes.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No