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Straloch

A classical mansion and estate lying 2 miles (3 km) to the northwest of Newmachar in Aberdeenshire. Straloch House was built in 1780 on the site of an older castle and comprises two storeys. The estate was once the property of the Cheyne family, but was sold to the Gordons of Pitlurg in 1600. Robert Gordon of Straloch (1580 - 1661) was a noted cartographer, who worked with his son, James (c.1615-86) to contribute maps of Scotland to Blaeu's famed atlas of 1654.

The estate was sold to the Ramsay family in 1758 and passed to the Irvines of Drum through marriage.


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