New Book, 'Dumfries House' published / by Oliver Chapman

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Scheduled Monuments of Scotland has just published a new book on Dumfries House by author Simon Green. In 2009, Oliver Chapman Architects were appointed by the Dumfries House Trust led by HRH Prince of Wales, to design facilities for visitors within the house.

'On 18 July 1754, William Crichton Dalrymple, the 5th Earl of Dumfries, laid the foundation stone of Dumfries House. It was the first country house built by Robert, John and James Adam – the brothers whose architectural practice was to become the most famous in Britain'