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Scotland

Minto House

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Gilbert Elliot, Lord Minto.

    House & Family History: Minto House was leased to a school in 1969, then stood empty for many years before being partially demolished in 1992.

  • Architect: William Adam, Sr.

    Date: 1738-46
    Designed: Remodeled House

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    Architect: Archibald Elliot

    Date: 1809-14
    Designed: Remodeled House, added porch, and offices.

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    Architect: James Maitland Wardrop

    Date: 1859
    Designed: Altered House

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  • Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
    Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
    Year Published: 1990
    Reference: pg. P 849
    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

    Title: National Trust: Calke Abbey, Derbyshire: A Hidden House Revealed, The
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1985
    Publisher: London: George Philip (Antler Books Ltd)
    ISBN: 0540010847
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 5th Earl of Minto, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Ruinous

  • House Open to Public: Ruin

    Historic Houses Member: No