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Blairadam

A location on the border between Fife and Perth and Kinross near Kelty, Blairadam comprises the mansion house and policies of Blairadam and Blairadam Forest. The architect William Adam bought the estate of Blair Crambeth in the 1730s and built Blairadam House in 1733. The policies of the house, known as Blairadam Park, were developed by William Adam's sons James, John and Robert and include a walled garden, coach house and estate cottages. Sir Walter Scott was one of a group of nine antiquarians who used to meet at Blairadam in the early years of the 19th Century. Hosted by Lord Chief Commissioner William Adam, the so-called Blairadam Club gathered at the house on Friday evenings before taking a ride to some historical scene on Saturday. On Sunday they attended the service at nearby Cleish Church which now contains memorials to the Adam family.


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