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Craufurdland Castle (Crawfurdland Castle) (Cranfurland Castle)

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

    House & Family History: The castle was significantly rebuilt between 1830 and 1840.

    Collections: During a 2023 episode of the TV show "Millionaire Hoarders," Ronnie Archer-Morgan discovered an unknown John Constable landscape painting in Craufurdland Castle. The painting, which was purchased in 1918 from John Postle Heseltine and is labeled "Old Bridge over the Avon," was believed to have been a Constable forgery until Archer-Morgan’s reattribution.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The castle sits within a 600-acre estate.

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Country House Rescue" (2012 - TV reality series, episode 4.6, "Craufurdland Castle"). "Millionaire Hoarders" (2023 - TV series).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Simon Douglas Houison-Craufurd of Craufurdland and Braehead, 29th Laird; Craufurd (Crawford) family here since 1245.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: John Craufurd, 13th century; Sir William Crawford, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John Crawford, 16th century; John Walkinshaw Crawford, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: Parts of the castle are available for luxury self catering stays.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01560-600-760

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://craufurdland.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No


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