The House from a circa 1918 postcard
Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.
House & Family History: The Stuart family purchased Darnaway in 1562. In 1802 a new house in a Gothic French style was designed by Alexander Laing for the 9th Earl of Moray. The 14th century hall (the finest medieval hall in Scotland) was incorporated into the house of 1802.
Collections: Darnaway contains a fine collection of family portraits.
Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
Year Published: 1990
Reference: pg. P 870
Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Category A
Park Listed: Designated Garden & Designed Landscape
Current Seat / Home of: John Douglas Stuart, 21st Earl of Moray; Moray family here until 1562.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No