Hamilton House, East Lothian

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Hamilton House is a historic house in the village of Preston in East Lothian, Scotland, UK. It is situated very close to its neighbouring communities of Prestonpans and Prestongrange.

History[edit]

The house was built in 1626 by Sir John Hamilton who was the brother of Thomas Hamilton, 1st Earl of Haddington.

Recent history[edit]

Hamilton House was acquired by, and is in the care of, the National Trust for Scotland.

The building was restored by Sir Robert Hurd in 1937.

Neighbouring houses[edit]

Very close by are Preston Tower (which was owned by the Hamiltons), Northfield House, Preston Lodge, and, a little further away, the former baronial Prestongrange House, now in the hands of Royal Musselburgh Golf Club.

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Coordinates: 55°57′18″N 2°58′44″W / 55.9549°N 2.9788°W / 55.9549; -2.9788