Blackburn House, West Lothian

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Blackburn House, West Lothian

Blackburn House is a category A-listed Georgian house, situated just outside Blackburn and Seafield in West Lothian, Scotland. Blackburn House was built in the late 18th century by George Moncrieff.[1] The building originally acted as a gateway to Blackburn, the town which Moncrieff founded, after making his money running plantations in the West Indies.[2]

The house comprises a central Palladian manor house, with substantial east and west pavilions. In the summer of 2008, a £4 million restoration for the Cockburn Conservation Trust was finished.[3] Blackburn House was awarded an Architectural Award by the Georgian Group in November 2008 for the Restoration of a Georgian Country House.[4]


Coordinates: 55°52′23″N 3°35′54″W / 55.8731°N 3.5983°W / 55.8731; -3.5983