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Leslie House (Eventide House)

  • Built / Designed For: John Leslie, 1st Duke of Rothes.

    House & Family History: Sir Robert Spencer Nairn donated Leslie House to the Church of Scotland in 1952.

    Comments: Leslie House once rivaled Holyrood Palace in size and splendor.

  • Architect: John Mylne

    Date: 1667-74
    Designed: House for John Leslie, 1st Duke of Rothes.

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  • Vitruvius Scoticus: Adam, W., pls. 66-68, 1810.

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Listed as a Garden & Designed Landscape

  • Past Seat / Home of: John Leslie, 1st Duke of Rothes, 17th century; Noëlle, Countess of Rothes, 1904-19. Sir Robert Spencer Nairn, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unoccupied

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No