Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on the site, parts of which were incorporated into the current house.
House & Family History: An ancestor of the current Lord Lyell financed Charles Darwin's voyage on "The Beagle."
Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
Year Published: 1990
Reference: pg. P 782
Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Category B
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Patrick and Mary Gifford
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Sir John Ogilvy, 18th century. Charles Lyell, 18th century; Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt., 19th century; Leonard Lyell, late 19th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Charles Lyell, 3rd Baron Lyell, until 2017.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home