DiCamillo Companion
Scotland

Gordon Castle (Bog o' Gight)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier medieval house called Bog o' Gight, parts of which were incorporated into the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Duke of Gordon

  • Architect: John Baxter, Jr.

    Date: 1769-82
    Designed: Remodeled House for 4th Duke of Gordon

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    Architect: Archibald Simpson

    Date: 1827-30
    Designed: Alterations

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    Architect: Walter Schomberg Hepburne Scott

    Date: 1961-65
    Designed: Remodeled House

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  • Title: Destruction of the Country House, The
    Author: Strong, Roy; Binney, Marcus; Harris, John
    Year Published: 1974
    Publisher: London: Thames & Hudson Ltd.
    ISBN: 0500270052X
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 112
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Designated Garden & Designed Landscape

  • Seat of: Angus and Zara Gordon-Lennox; here since 2008.

    Past Seat of: Cosmo George Gordon, 3rd Duke of Gordon, 18th century; Lieutenant General Sir George Gordon-Lennox, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: The House is available for exclusive stay use; sporting can be booked on the Estate.

  • House Open to Public: Limited Access to House - Grounds Open to Public

    Phone: 01343-820-244

    Email: admin@gleco.co.uk

    Website: https://www.gordoncastle.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: Yes