The House from "Morris's Views of Seats," circa 1875.
House & Family History: Glamis was originally a royal hunting lodge and became a royal residence in 1372. The Castle is traditionally the legendary setting for Shakespeare's "Hamlet." Glamis was also the childhood home of the late Queen Mother and birthplace of her second daughter, the late Princess Margaret.
J.B. Burke: 2.S. Vol. II, p. 24, 1855
J.P. Neal: Vol. VI, 1823. Scotland, 1830.
Country Life: II, 293, 1897. XX, 234, 1906. XXXVI, 196 plan, 1914. LIII, 114, 1923. CI, 860, 910 plan, 1947.
House Listed: Category A
Park Listed: Category B
Seat of: Simon Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 19th and 6th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home