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Ballindean House

Country House (19th Century)

Site Name Ballindean House

Classification Country House (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ballindean House Policies

Canmore ID 160268

Site Number NO22NE 45

NGR NO 26859 29929

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Inchture
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Architecture Notes

NO22NE 45.00 26859 29929

NO22NE 45.01 NO 26815 29388 South Lodge

NO22NE 45.02 NO 26722 29748 Walled garden

NO22NE 45.03 NO 26772 29948 Nursery Lodge

NO22NE 45.04 NO 25974 29417 West Lodge

Owner: Walter Campbell - going to Australia to live October 1969 and house to be left empty.

Ballindean House

Portfolio. Design for additions. perspective viewe, plans and section c. 1830. ( Design attributed to the owner William Trotter but in style of Thomas Hamilton).

The house was reduced in size, the Northern edge of the building being set back with the removal of the service rooms.


EEC 1820 Feb 24

Carse of Gowrie

Estate of Ballindean for sale

567 Scotch acres

"Residence very eligable"

Information from owner 1969. In 1832 William Trotter built Ballindean in front of the 1711 house. In 1840 Robert Knox Trotter inherited and married Lord Rollo's daughter. He was outlawed to the French Court where his wife had an affair with Napoleon III in Paris and they had a daughter.The mother and daughter returned to Ballindean. William Stead, a decorator from London and a chaplain, came to Ballindean and had an affair with Miss Trotter. They had two illegitimate children and one born after marriage called Louis Napoleon Bonaparte Charteris Stead.

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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