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Scotland

Blair Adam House (Blairadam Park) (Blair Crambeth)

  • House & Family History: In 1731 William Adam Sr. purchased what was then called the Blair Crambeth Estate for £8,010 (Scots) and renamed it Blair Adam.

  • Architect: William Adam, Sr.

    Date: 1733
    Designed: House

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    Architect: John Adam

    Date: 18th century
    Designed: Additions

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. II, p. 30, 1855.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pgs. 42, 55-56, 171
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Designated Garden & Designed Landscape

  • "Outlander" (2014 - TV series, as the Scottish village occupied by Redcoat soldiers in the episode "The Garrison Commander").
  • Current Seat / Home of: Keith and Elizabeth Adam; Adam family here since 1731.

    Past Seat / Home of: William Adam Sr., 1731-48; John Adam, 1748-92; William Adam, Solicitor General for Scotland and Lord Chief Commissioner of the Jury Court, 1792-1839.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01383-831-221

    Historic Houses Member: No