in 1633 by Sir Archibald Acheson, Charles Is secretary of state
Acheson House was restored in 1937 for the 4th Marquess of Bute.
The inscription above the Canongate entrance reads -
O Lord in thee is all my traist,
and the door below is from a demolished building in Anchor Close.
On the east side of the close, the original frontage to the House may
be glimpsed behind its courtyards wall.