Crathes Castle Photos

Crathes Castle (1553 & 1596) is a Scottish tower-house now run as a house museum by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) outside of Aberdeen. It is noted for its painted ceilings & gardens.

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Crathes Castle run as museum by National Trust for Scotland. Crathes, Scotland.L-plan tower house of Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Facade details at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Later extension at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Crathes Castle (1553 & 1596) run as museum by National Trust for Scotland (NTS). Crathes, Scotland.L-plan tower house of Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Facade details at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Later extension at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Family crests on Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Corner tower on Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Cast iron fence section at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Kitchen fireplace with various metalware cookery items including flat bannock bread pans hanging from andiron at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Family crests on Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Corner tower on Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Cast iron fence section at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Kitchen fireplace with various metalware cookery items including flat bannock bread pans hanging from andiron at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Copper bed warmers over bench with fold down center table at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Kitchen at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Copper pans & ceramic food containers at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceramic Grimwade Quick-Cooker pudding mould at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Copper bed warmers over bench with fold down center table at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Kitchen at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Copper pans & ceramic food containers at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceramic Grimwade Quick-Cooker pudding mould at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Stoneware storage jar similar to Scottish Portobello pottery marked Hughes & McN… Wine Merchants, Haddington at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceramic salt bucket "pig" & stoneware jar at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Brown ceramic pitcher with white classical figures & hinged metal lid at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Chest supporting pitchers in guard room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Stoneware storage jar similar to Scottish Portobello pottery marked Hughes & McN… Wine Merchants, Haddington at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceramic salt bucket "pig" & stoneware jar at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Brown ceramic pitcher with white classical figures & hinged metal lid at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Chest supporting pitchers in guard room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Porcelain in rack at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Copperware at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Copper tea kettle on stand at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Porcelain in rack at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Copperware at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Copper tea kettle on stand at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Remaining section of High Hall ceiling paintings & chain mail at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Burnett coat of arms ceiling painting in High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Family coat of arms ceiling painting in High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Framed hunting horn & ribbon at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Remaining section of High Hall ceiling paintings (16th or 17th C) & chain mail at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Burnett coat of arms ceiling painting in High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Family coat of arms ceiling painting in High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Framed hunting horn & ribbon at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Cabinet & portraits in High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Alexander Skene of Skene portrait by George Jamesone at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.William Burnett of Criggie portrait at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Janet Burnett wife of Alexander Skene of Skene portrait by George Jamesone at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Cabinet & portraits in High Hall at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Alexander Skene of Skene portrait by George Jamesone at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.William Burnett of Criggie portrait (c1736) at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Janet Burnett wife of Alexander Skene of Skene portrait by George Jamesone at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Three handled wooden quaich at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Stained glass crests at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Stair chamber at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Painted ceiling beams with biblical text in stair chamber at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Three handled wooden quaich (18thC) at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Stained glass crests at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Stair chamber at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Painted ceiling beams with biblical text in stair chamber at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Painted ceiling beams with biblical text in stair chamber at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Victorian bedroom with four-poster bed & quilt made by Lady Burnett at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Washstand, pitcher & basin under china collection in Victorian bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Fire screen with Scottish design in Victorian bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Painted ceiling beams with biblical text in stair chamber at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Victorian bedroom with four-poster bed & quilt (1878) made by Lady Burnett at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Washstand, pitcher & basin under china collection in Victorian bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Fire screen with Scottish design in Victorian bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Four-poster bed in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Detail of four-poster bed prob. carved by Aberdeen carvers in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Detail of four-poster bed carvings & embroidery in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Embroidered coverlet in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Four-poster bed (1594) in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Detail of four-poster bed (1594) prob. carved by Aberdeen carvers in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Detail of four-poster bed (1594) carvings & embroidery in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Embroidered coverlet in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Embroidery in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Embroidered bird in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Cupboard in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Carved mythical animals atop cupboard in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Embroidery in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Embroidered bird in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Cupboard in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Carved mythical animals atop cupboard in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Slope-front desk with corner display case in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Washstand with basin & pitcher at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Carved panel in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceiling painted with nine nobles at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Slope-front desk with corner display case in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Washstand with basin & pitcher at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Carved panel in Laird's bedroom at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceiling painted with nine nobles at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Hector of Troy ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.King David ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Julius Cesar ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Judas Maccabeus ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Hector of Troy ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.King David ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Julius Cesar ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Judas Maccabeus ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Joshua - noble Chiftan of Israell ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Alexander the Great ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery with oak panel ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Family crest on Gallery ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Joshua - noble Chiftan of Israell ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Alexander the Great (coquerior) ceiling painting in nine nobles room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery with oak panel ceiling (1670s) at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Family crest on Gallery ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Arms of Alexander Burnett & Katherine Gordon on Gallery ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Family crest on Gallery ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery with oak panel ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery furniture at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Arms of Alexander Burnett & Katherine Gordon on Gallery ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Family crest on Gallery ceiling at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery with oak panel ceiling (1670s) at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery furniture at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Scottish refectory table may be part of Castle's original furniture in Gallery at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.English marquetry chest on chest cabinet at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Multicolored ceramic jars with lids from Leith at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Slate roof of conical turret at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Scottish refectory table may be part of Castle's original furniture in Gallery at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.English marquetry chest on chest cabinet (c1685) at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Multicolored ceramic jars with lids (1841) from Leith at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Slate roof of conical turret at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Roof & garden from above at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery bedroom with oak four poster bed at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Baby walker at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Roof & garden from above at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Gallery bedroom with oak four poster bed (17thC) at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Baby walker at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Cradle with embroidered blanket at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Child's rocking chair at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Children's chairs at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Chest with blue Chinese plates at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Cradle with embroidered blanket at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Child's rocking chair at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Children's chairs at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Chest with blue Chinese plates at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Figures on ceiling painting thought to be by Scottish artist in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Female figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Sultan-like figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Figures on ceiling painting thought to be by Scottish artist in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Female figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Sultan-like figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Bearded figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Cow's head on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Mythical face on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Color designs on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Bearded figure on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Cow's head on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Mythical face on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Color designs on ceiling painting in Green Lady's room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Muses room with musical instruments at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Harp by James McFall of Belfast at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Figure on ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Fabric embroidered wall hanging with foliage & animals at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Muses room with musical instruments at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Harp (19thC) by James McFall of Belfast at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Figure on ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Fabric embroidered wall hanging with foliage & animals at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Ceiling painting with figures & poetry in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceiling painting with figures & poetry in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Beams & designs of ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Katherine Burnett's coat of arms on ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Ceiling painting with figures & poetry in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Ceiling painting with figures & poetry in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Beams & designs of ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Katherine Burnett's coat of arms on ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Polyhymnia playing claichord ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Erato playing cittern ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Melpomene playing bas viol ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Two-headed dog ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Polyhymnia (muse of hymns) playing claichord ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Erato (muse of erotic poetry) playing cittern ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Melpomene (muse of singing & tragedy) playing bas viol ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Two-headed dog ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Clio writing in book ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Charity as bare breasted matron holding child ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Hope holding anchor ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Faith holding church & ten commandments ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Clio (muse of history) writing in book ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Charity as bare breasted matron holding child ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Hope holding anchor ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Faith holding church & ten commandments ceiling painting in Muses room at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Chest in Queen Anne Wing at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Walking stick collection at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.View of garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Chest in Queen Anne Wing at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Walking stick collection at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.View of garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.
Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.


Garden at Crathes Castle. Crathes, Scotland.



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