I recently visited what survives of Inchbrakie, near Crieff. This was the centuries auld hame of the Graeme family until the ‘modern’ mansion house was sold in 1882 – only to be demolished two years later.
Inchbrakie – fascinating to visit – I have found just as fascinating to research.
The 1903 ‘Book of the Graemes’ by Louisa Grace Graeme has been such a joy to read, taking me back to places visited, including the Oliphants of Gask, who lived at New Condie, Perthshire until it was burned down in 1866.
Here is a little of what is recorded aboot Condie by Louisa Graeme, including an account of the ghost “Lady Green Sleeves”: