Earlier Houses: There was probably a 15th century house on the site of the current house.
Garden & Outbuildings: In the 19th century the Dunbeath Estate stood at 30,000 acres.
House Listed: Category A
Park Listed: High
Current Seat / Home of: Stuart Wyndham Murray-Threipland; since 1997.
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Walter Stewart, 3rd Earl of Caithness and 1st Earl of Atholl, 15th century. Alexander Sutherland, 15th century. William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir William Sinclair, 17th century; Vice-Admiral Sir Edwyn Alexander-Sinclair, 1894-1945. Bertram Currie, 1945-67. Harry Blythe, 1967-76. Ray Stanton Avery, 1976-97.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No