Dunrobin  Sutherland


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Dunrobin like this:

Dunrobin, seat of the Duke of Sutherland, with (private) ry. sta., SE. Sutherland, on the coast, near Golspie. Dunrobin Castle blends the German, French, and old Scottish styles of architecture. It includes a plain castellated structure of 1098 (or 1275), and is among the oldest inhabited houses in the kingdom. In the park are two "brochs," or dry-built circular towers. In the vicinity is Dunrobin Glen, with waterfall. Dunrobin Deer-Forest embraces 12,180 ac.

Additional information about this locality is available for Golspie

Dunrobin through time

Dunrobin is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dunrobin itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dunrobin, in Highland and Sutherland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st May 2024

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