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Scotland

Meikleour House

  • Collections: A Pair of Louis XVI ormolu-mounted alabaster vases and domed covers, with ormolu mounts by Pierre Gouffière, purchased by Louis XVI at the Duc d'Aumont's sale in 1782, were sold at Christie's on June 11, 1992 for £286,000. The total amount of the sale of contents from Meikleour was £1,030,000.

  • Architect: David Bryce

    Date: 1869-70
    Designed: Rebuilt House for Emily Mercer de Flahaut

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  • Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
    Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
    Year Published: 1990
    Reference: pg. P 717
    Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
    ISBN: 0312046405
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category B

    Park Listed: Outstanding

  • Current Seat / Home of: Charles Maurice Petty-FitzMaurice, 9th Marquess of Lansdowne.

    Past Seat / Home of: Emily Mercer de Flahaut, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: The East Wing of the House can be booked for accommodation.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01250-883-424

    Fax: 01250-883-309

    Email: bm@meikleour.com

    Website: http://www.meikleourhouse.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No