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Scotland

Dunrobin Castle

  • 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: Robert Stodart Lorimer

    Date: Post 1915
    Designed: Redesigned interiors

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    Architect: Charles Barry Sr.

    Date: 1845-50
    Designed: Sir Charles Barry and William Leslie together enlarged House

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    Architect: William Leslie

    Date: 1845-50
    Designed: Sir Charles Barry and William Leslie together enlarged House

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    Architect: John Adam

    Date: 1766
    Designed: Designed quadrangular stables for 17th Earl

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  • 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.)
    ISBN: 0312046405
    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

  • "Barry Lyndon" (1975).
  • 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.

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01408-633-177

    Fax: 01408-634-081

    Email: info@dunrobincastle.co.uk

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

    Historic Houses Member: Yes