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Dalmahoy House (Belvidere) (Belvedere)

  • Built / Designed For: George Dalrymple

    House & Family History: Dalmahoy is a three-story, seven-bay house designed by William Adam, Sr., for George Dalrymple, youngest son of the earl of Stair. The House is today a hotel.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: A fragment of the circa 1750 Stables is extant. In 2008 the National Trust for Scotland created a new high-definition film of the events of the Battle of Bannockburn to display at its heritage center in Stirling that commemorates the 1314 battle where Robert the Bruce's army defeated King Edward II's men. Shooting for many of the live action scenes of the film took place October 25 and 26, 2008 at Dalmahoy Country Estate.

  • Architect: Archibald Elliot

    Date: 1822
    Designed: Central projection of House

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    Architect: Alexander Laing

    Date: 1786-87
    Designed: Bridge over Gogar Burn (1786). Office Wing and interior alterations (1787).

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    Date: 1851
    Designed: Alterations to House

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    Architect: William Adam Sr.

    Date: 1725-28
    Designed: House for George Dalrymple

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  • Vitruvius Scoticus: Adam, W., pl. 72, 1810.

  • Title: Buildings of Scotland: Lothian Except Edinburgh, The
    Author: McWilliam, Colin
    Year Published: 1980
    Reference: pgs. 166-167
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710663
    Book Type: Hardback

    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 A

    Park Listed: Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: George Dalrymple, 1720-70. James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Today the Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01313-331-845

    Fax: 01313-331-433

    Website: http://www.marriott.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No