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Cairness


Aberdeenshire

Situated southwest of St Combs in the Buchan parish of Lonmay, northeast Aberdeenshire, stands the unusual Grecian style Cairness House, built for Charles Gordon of Buthlaw in 1791-97 to a design by James Playfair. Completed by Sir John Sloane after Playfair's death, it cost £25,000 to build.


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