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Georgian House

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Discover the History of The Georgian House The Georgian House is part of Robert Adam´s masterpiece of urban design, in Charlotte Square. It dates from 1796, when those who could afford it began to escape the cramped, squalid conditions of Edinburgh´s Old Town to settle in the fashionable New Town. The first owner was John Lamont, 18th Chief of Clan Lamont, who lived here until 1815. The beautiful collections of china, shining silver, exquisite paintings and furniture all reflect the domestic surroundings and social conditions of the times. The kitchen, scullery and wine cellars are downstairs.

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Open Times: House: 2 Mar to 26 Mar, daily 11.00-16.00; 27 Mar to 30 Jun, daily 10.00-17.00; 1 Jul to 31 Aug, daily 10.00-18.00; 1 Sep to 31 Oct, daily 10.00-17.00; 1 Nov to 30 Nov, daily 11.00-16.00; 1 Dec to 20 Dec, Thurs to Sun 11.00-16.00. Last entry 45 mins before closing.

Price Details: NTS members free. Please see NTS website for admission charge.


0844 493 2117
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7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EdinburghEH2 4DR, United Kingdom

Two minutes from west end of Princes Street, ten minutes from Tourist Information Centre.

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