Drum Castle Photos

Drum Castle tower (c1280-1300) with rounded corners & corbelled original battlements is now run as a house museum by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) near Drumoak outside of Aberdeen. Drum Castle has a range of fine decorative arts.

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Drum Castle run as museum by National Trust for Scotland. Drumoak, Scotland.Drum Castle tower with rounded corners & corbelled original battlements. Drumoak, Scotland.Drum Castle tower with newer wing. Drumoak, Scotland.Courtyard building at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Drum Castle run as museum by National Trust for Scotland (NTS). Drumoak, Scotland.Drum Castle tower (c1280-1300) with rounded corners & corbelled original battlements. Drumoak, Scotland.Drum Castle tower with newer wing. Drumoak, Scotland.Courtyard building at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Facade stone carvings at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Wing from 1600s at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Gabels from 1600s at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Drawing room with carved oak fireplace at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Facade stone carvings at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Wing from 1600s at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Gabels from 1600s at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Drawing room with carved oak fireplace at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Oak ceiling panels over portrait of Ann Margaret Forbes Leslie in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Wrought iron fireplace grate with thistles flanked by blue tiles at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Victorian oak coal box with Irvine motto & crest of oak leaves since oak was main crop of estate at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Freeform desert plates painted with birds at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Oak ceiling panels over portrait of Ann Margaret Forbes Leslie in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Wrought iron fireplace grate with thistles flanked by blue tiles at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Victorian oak coal box with Irvine motto & crest of oak leaves since oak was main crop of estate at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Freeform desert plates painted with birds at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Vase centerpiece with porcelain pieces with heraldic crests at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Covered porcelain bowl at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.French mantle clock by Vernet of Paris at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Pink & blue Turkish oriental carpet in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Vase centerpiece with porcelain pieces with heraldic crests at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Covered porcelain bowl at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.French mantle clock by Vernet of Paris at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Pink & blue Turkish oriental carpet (c1860) in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Irvine family portraits in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.James Hamilton by Henry Raeburn at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Mary Irvine, Daughter of Alexander Irvine, 16th Laird of Drum by Henry Raeburn at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Hugh Irvine, Son of Alexander Irvine, 16th Laird of Drum by Henry Howard at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Irvine family portraits in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.James Hamilton by Henry Raeburn at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Mary Irvine, Daughter of Alexander Irvine, 16th Laird of Drum by Henry Raeburn at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Hugh Irvine, Son of Alexander Irvine, 16th Laird of Drum by Henry Howard at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Charles I in Armor by circle of Anthony van Dyck at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Porcelain table service & wine decanter in dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Porcelain place setting & wine decanter in dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Charles I (1600-1649) in Armor by circle of Anthony van Dyck at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Porcelain table service & wine decanter in dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Porcelain place setting & wine decanter in dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Glass rinser for cleaning wine glasses on dining room table at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Silver coffee & tea service at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Cut glass decanter with silver handle & lion lid at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Ceramic Carbridge Lanx Tray with birth of Apollo scene reproduced from Roman silver tray discovered in England at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Glass rinser for cleaning wine glasses on dining room table at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Silver coffee & tea service at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Cut glass decanter with silver handle & lion lid at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Ceramic Carbridge Lanx Tray with birth of Apollo scene reproduced from Roman silver tray discovered in England at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
British table clock at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Dutch-colonial chest with metal fittings at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Davenport desk with scrolled legs in dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Dutch Vessels & Man-of-War at Sea by circle of John Wilson Carmichael at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
British table clock (early 1800s) at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Dutch-colonial chest with metal fittings at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Davenport desk with scrolled legs in dining room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Dutch Vessels & Man-of-War at Sea by circle of John Wilson Carmichael at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Business room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Armchair oldest piece of furniture at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Bible box relic of a John Gregory of Covenanter at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Brownware pitcher & annular ware pottery at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Business room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Armchair (17thC) oldest piece of furniture at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Bible box relic of a John Gregory of Covenanter at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Brownware pitcher & annular ware pottery at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Annular ware cup & pitcher at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Fireplace in cross chamber at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Longcase clock shows phases of he moon at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Blue & white earthenware collection from various potteries in Staffordshire & Yorkshire at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Annular ware cup & pitcher at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Fireplace in cross chamber at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Longcase clock (18thC) shows phases of he moon at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Blue & white earthenware collection (early 19thC) from various potteries in Staffordshire & Yorkshire at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Blue & white earthenware collection from various potteries in Staffordshire & Yorkshire at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Staffordshire "Bridge of Lucano" blue transfer platter at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Blue serving dish with cover decorated with rural thatch cottage at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Archangel Gabriel by Hugh Irvine over Library fireplace at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Blue & white earthenware collection (early 19thC) from various potteries in Staffordshire & Yorkshire at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Staffordshire "Bridge of Lucano" blue transfer platter (c1820) at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Blue serving dish with cover decorated with rural thatch cottage at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Archangel Gabriel by Hugh Irvine over Library fireplace at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Barrel library ceiling with coats of arms of all families with which Irvines had intermarried at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Coats of arms of families related by marriage to Irvines on library barrel ceiling at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Armchair in library at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Library at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Barrel library ceiling with coats of arms of all families with which Irvines had intermarried at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Coats of arms of families related by marriage to Irvines on library barrel ceiling at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Armchair in library at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Library at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Armchair & family crest banner in library at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Wooden bench with fold down center table at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Victorian gallery at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Francis Garden , Lord Gardenstone, 5th of Troup, in His Kilt & Plaid by circle of Tilly Kettle at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Armchair & family crest banner in library at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Wooden bench with fold down center table at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Victorian gallery at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Francis Garden (1721-1793), Lord Gardenstone, 5th of Troup, in His Kilt & Plaid by circle of Tilly Kettle at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.
Carriage pull toy at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.


Carriage pull toy at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.



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