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Scotland

Brunstane House (Gilbertoun)

  • Built / Designed For: John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale,

    House & Family History: Brunstane features some of the earliest known examples of sash windows (invented 1690) in Scotland.

  • Architect: Robert Brown

    Date: 1824
    Designed: Additions

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    Architect: William Bruce

    Date: 1672
    Designed: Additions

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    Architect: William Adam, Sr.

    Date: 1735-44
    Designed: Rebuilt south range and added office court for Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton.

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Category B

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: George Kerevan, who owns one of the homes.

    Past Seat / Home of: John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale, 17th century. Lionel Tollemache, 3rd Earl of Dysart, 1703-27. Field Marshal John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and 1st Duke of Greenwich, 1736-43. Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton, 1747-66. James Hamilton, 8th Earl of Abercorn, 1769-89; James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: The was divided into two homes in the 20th century

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No