House & Family History: The 19th century rebuilding of Dunrobin was modeled on the Château de Chenonceau, the famous Loire Valley chateau that spans the River Cher.
Garden & Outbuildings: The House is set among woodlands with view of sea and include a rare French-Scottish formal parterre. It is unclear whether the Stables designed by John Adam were ever built.
Architect: Charles Barry Sr.Date: 1845-50
Architect: William LeslieDate: 1845-50
John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 130, 1854.
Country Life: L, 318 plan, 1921.
Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
Year Published: 1990
Reference: pg. P 1179
Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
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
Book Type: Softback
House Listed: Category A
Park Listed: Listed
Current Seat / Home of: James Granville Egerton, Marquess of Stafford; Egerton family here for 700 years.
Past Seat / Home of: Francis Ronald Egerton, 7th Duke of Sutherland, late 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: Owned by The Sutherland Trust.