Thursday, 15 July 2010

Chair at Haddo House

Haddo House  is a stately home near Tarves,in Scotland, about 270 miles north of Newcastle. It was designed by William Adam and dates from 1732, Now owned by the National Trust for Scotland a branch of the Gordon family lived on the site for over 500 years. One former resident, George Hamilton-Gordon was the British Prime Minister from 1852-1855.  During WW2   the house became a maternity hospital for the evacuated mothers of Glasgow. Nearly 1200 babies were born there during this period


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