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.

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Upcoming Events at The Georgian House

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at The Georgian House - CANCELLED

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at The Georgian House - CANCELLED

10th April 2020 - 13th April 2020
Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at The Georgian House!
Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: Sport on the Wall - CANCELLED

Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: Sport on the Wall - CANCELLED

16th April 2020
Join Dr Annie Tindley as she addresses one of the ubiquitous side effects of sport and leisure in country houses in the nineteenth century, taxidermy!
Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: Archaeological Townships into the Glencoe Townships - CANCELLED

Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: Archaeological Townships into the Glencoe Townships - CANCELLED

7th May 2020
Glencoe is the most famous glen in Scotland. This talk will focus on the township of Achtriachtan which has been the focus of recent archaeological investigation by the National Trust for Scotland.
Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: The Scottish History behind Game of Thrones - CANCELLED

Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: The Scottish History behind Game of Thrones - CANCELLED

21st May 2020
Join author and presenter David C Weinczok on 21st May for a talk based on his book, The History Behind Game of Thrones: The North Remembers.

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