Earlier Houses: There has been a castle on the site of the current castle since the 14th century.
House & Family History: In the early 20th century Sir Charles Ross, 9th Bt., invented the Ross Rifle.
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 1995
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Softback
House Listed: Category B
Park Listed: Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Mohamed Al Fayed, since 1972.
Past Seat / Home of: Hugh, Earl of Ross, 14th century. Alexander Ross, 9th Laird of Balnagown, 16th century. Admiral Sir John Lockhart-Ross, 6th Bt., 18th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: House not open to public; outbuildings can be let.