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Scotland

Tyninghame House (Tyninghame Castle)

  • House & Family History: Kit Martin purchased the House in 1987 and converted it to condos.

    Collections: Some contents of Tyninghame House were sold onsite by Sotheby's on September 28 and 29, 1987. The majority of the contents were moved to Mellerstain, the Earl of Haddington's other seat.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Tyninghame is noted for Lady Haddington's Secret Garden, created by the 12th Earl of Haddington and his wife in the 20th century.

  • Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1829-30
    Designed: Rebuilt House in Scottish vernacular style for 9th Earl of Haddington

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 190
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Mail Online (The Daily Mail)
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Jul 19, 2010
    Publisher: London: Associated Newspapers Ltd
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Newspaper

    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 A

    Park Listed: Outstanding

  • Past Seat of: Thomas Hamilton, 7th Earl of Haddington, 18th century; George Baillie-Hamilton-Arden, 11th Earl of Haddington, 19th century; Baillie-Hamilton family here from 1628 until 1987. Sir Timothy Clifford (West Wing of the House), 1990s-2012.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: Converted into condos by Kit Martin.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No