Antique · Architecture

Dumfries House in Scotland


The Palladian style Dumfries House, in Scotland, was built circa 1750.

The house and its contents were rescued by Prince Charles in 2007, through the formation of a Consortion to purchase the house for £45million.

The Prince provided a £20 million loan through his charitable trust, to save the house and contents for the Nation and prevent it being converted into a golf course.

Dumfries House is furnished with some of the finest 18th century original Chippendale furniture. The commissioned pieces were designed and built by Thomas Chippendale, himself.

Around 10% of the Chippendale furniture remaining in the world today reside at Dumfries House.




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