1743 - the House as seen today was
1827 - Lady Augusta
Fitzclarence, daughter of William lV,
married John Kennedy Erskine, heir to the House
of Dun through his mother Margaret Erskine of
Augusta and John moved into the House of Dun
after their marriage, with her modernizing much
of the House.
1863 - the writer and poet Violet Jacob
was born in the house. She was a member of the
Kennedy-Erskine family, author of "Flemington"
and "Tales of Angus".
1948 - the last Laird of Dun, Mrs. Millicent
Lovett, moved out of the House. Before she
moved, she had much of the original furniture
placed in the attic.
The House of Dun was then leased to a local
farming family to serve as a Bed and
1980 - Mrs. Millicent Lovett died leaving
the House of Dun to the National Trust for
The Trust discovered all the original
furnishings in the attic. They then spent 9
years returning the House to the way it was
from the time of Augusta.
1989 - the House was opened to the