The Georgian House

The Georgian House

About The Georgian House

7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh New Town EH2 4DR
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The north side of Charlotte Square is Robert Adam's masterpiece of urban architecture. The Georgian House, with its elegant furnished interior, is located at No. 7 Charlotte Square.

The Square was conceived by Robert Adam as a paradigm of the Georgian ideal in the centre of Edinburgh.

A heady vision of sweeping crescents, broad boulevards and elegant squares, the New Town of Edinburgh offered wealthy citizens in the late 18th century a means of escape from the overcrowded tenements of the Old Town.

The Georgian House was built in 1796 for John Lamont, 18th Chief of the Clan Lamont, and he lived here with his family until 1815.

The house has been magnificently restored to show a typical Edinburgh New Town House of the late 18th to early 19th century. The fine collection of period furniture, porcelain, silver and glass reflects the lifestyle and social and economic conditions of the time.

The Georgian House was restored in the early 1970s and over the past few years there has been an ongoing programme of redecoration to bring it back to its pristine 1975 condition.

Upcoming Events at The Georgian House

A Play in Five Rooms - Enlightenment House

A Play in Five Rooms - Enlightenment House

14th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
This immersive, funny and interactive theatre experience will see audiences come across characters giving them an insight into Georgian life but also asking questions about current times.

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