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Makerstoun House

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on the site of the current house.

    House & Family History: General Sir Thomas Makdougall-Brisbane, who was seated at Makerstoun in the 19th century, had a distinguished military career surving under the 1st Duke of Wellington. In 1821 the general was appointed govenor of New South Wales. Brisbane, the capital of the Australian state of Queensland, was named after the general.

  • Architect: William Adam Sr.

    Date: Circa 1800
    Designed: Remodeled House

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  • 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 B

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Anthony Nicholas Colin Maitland Biddulph, 5th Baron Biddulph.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT PREVIOUS HOUSES: Walter Corbet, 12th century. Thomas Makdowell, 16th century. General Sir Thomas Makdougall-Brisbane, 19th century. Ivor, Viscount Maitland, 20th century. James Jardine Bell-Irving, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: Available for weddings and events

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01573-460-234

    Email: nickbiddulph@makerstoun.com

    Website: http://www.makerstoun.com

    Historic Houses Member: No