Category : National Trust for Scotland

Nov 25th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Greenbank, Glasgow

Greenbank - Front Greenbank House stands in Clarkston, on the outskirts of Glasgow. It was built by Robert Allason between 1764 and 1765.  Allason was a local man who had begun life as a baker, before setting up...

Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint in the house and on various external surfaces. He also carried out a colour survey to allow for paint matching.
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Conservation | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Newhailes, East Lothian

Newhailes was built in 1686 by James Smith, and originally known as Whitehill. The property was bought by Sir David Dalrymple, in 1709-10, who started the improvements which were continued by his son James. The...

Hill of Tarvit
Oct 20th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Hill of Tarvit, Cupar, Scotland

In the early 20th century the Scotstarvit estate, south of Cupar in Fife, was bought by Frederick Bower Sharp. The Sharp family had made their fortune in Dundee, where they manufactured jute products (including...

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Oct 20th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Culzean Castle

Culzean is perhaps the most romantic of the neo-Gothic castles designed and built by Robert Adam.  Built on the cliffs on the Ayrshire coast it has a magnificent grand oval staircase and extensive estate...

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