Earlier Houses: The was a medieval tower house on, or near, the site of the current house.
Built / Designed For: Hugh Seton (Smith)
House & Family History: In 1745 Elizabeth Seton hosted Bonnie Prince Charlie at the earlier Touch House.
Garden & Outbuildings: The Estate today comprises 3,750 acres.
Country Life: CXXXVIII, 440, 501, 556, 1965.
House Listed: Category A
Park Listed: Designated Garden & Designed Landscape
Current Seat / Home of: Angus Watson
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Fraser family, 14th century. Alexander Seton, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Hugh Seton (Smith), 18th century; Archibald Seton, early 19th century; Sir Douglas Seton-Steuart, 5th Bt., early 20th century. Patrick Buchanan, late 20th century; Buchanan family here from 1928 until 1998.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: The House can be booked for weddings and events