Haddo House Photos

Haddo House (1731-6) is run as a house museum by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) near Methlick outside Aberdeen. It is noted for its elaborate interiors, sculpted ceilings and artwork. Haddo House was designed by architect William Adam with additions by John Baxter.

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Haddo House run as museum by National Trust for Scotland. Methlick, Scotland.Chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Haddo House over garden. Methlick, Scotland.Carving commemorating the building of Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Haddo House (1731-6) run as museum by National Trust for Scotland (NTS). Methlick, Scotland. Architect: William Adam, then John Baxter.Chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Haddo House over garden. Methlick, Scotland.Carving commemorating the building of Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Octagonal garden building at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Clock tower on service facade at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Driveway facade at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.External staircase at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Octagonal garden building at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Clock tower on service facade at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Driveway facade at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.External staircase at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Gardens at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Gardens at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Artichoke in garden at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Ground floor entrance hall with fireplace & Aesop's fables paintings in paneling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Gardens at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Gardens at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Artichoke in garden at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Ground floor entrance hall with fireplace & Aesop's fables paintings in paneling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Aesop's fables animal paintings by John Bucknell Russell around entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dog & Piece of Flesh painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Stag painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Fox & goat painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Aesop's fables animal paintings by John Bucknell Russell around entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dog & Piece of Flesh painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Stag painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Fox & goat painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Rabbit, tortoise & fox painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Carved chest in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Side chair with scrolled back carved with archer's arm in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Entrance hall staircase with Lord Haddo painting at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Rabbit, tortoise & fox painting by John Bucknell Russell in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Carved chest in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Side chair with scrolled back carved with archer's arm in entrance hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Entrance hall staircase (1881) with Lord Haddo painting at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Entrance hall staircase newel post at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.First floor hall fireplace with carved bust of Queen Victoria at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Queen Victoria marble bust by Baron Marochetti over upstairs hall fireplace of at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.George, 4th Earl of Aberdeen portrait over side table with inkwell in upstairs hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Entrance hall staircase newel post at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.First floor hall fireplace with carved bust (1855) of Queen Victoria at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Queen Victoria marble bust (1855) by Baron Marochetti over upstairs hall fireplace of at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.George, 4th Earl of Aberdeen portrait over side table with inkwell in upstairs hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Lamp held by sculpted boar flanking fireplace in upstairs hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque ceiling in upstairs hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.George, 2nd Marquis of Aberdeen by William Oliphant Hutchison at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Rose-design of staircase ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Lamp held by sculpted boar flanking fireplace in upstairs hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque ceiling in upstairs hall at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.George, 2nd Marquis of Aberdeen by William Oliphant Hutchison at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Rose-design of staircase ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Blue Square room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Square room with Adamesque ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque ceiling in Square room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Round table with silver candle holders complete with snuffers in Square room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Blue Square room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Square room with Adamesque ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque ceiling in Square room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Round table with silver candle holders complete with snuffers in Square room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bedroom once used by Queen Victoria at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque bedroom fireplace with tile surround at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque bedroom fireplace mantle with snake-handle urn at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Four-poster bed with hangings in Victoria bedroom at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bedroom once used by Queen Victoria at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque bedroom fireplace with tile surround at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque bedroom fireplace mantle with snake-handle urn at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Four-poster bed with hangings in Victoria bedroom at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bedroom washstand with basin & pitcher set plus towel rack at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Bedroom writing table at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Inkwell with bottles in bedroom at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Half tester bed in bedroom used by Prince Albert at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bedroom washstand with basin & pitcher set plus towel rack at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Bedroom writing table at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Inkwell with bottles in bedroom at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Half tester bed in bedroom used by Prince Albert at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Adamesque bedroom fireplace mantle clock at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Mantle clock with glued on stag's head by Leroy & Fils, Paris at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Chest of drawers with tilting mirror under graphic of Queen Victoria in Albert bedroom at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Terrace bedroom with large washstand at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Adamesque bedroom fireplace mantle clock at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Mantle clock with glued on stag's head by Leroy & Fils, Paris at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Chest of drawers with tilting mirror under graphic of Queen Victoria in Albert bedroom at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Terrace bedroom with large washstand at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bedroom washstand with hinged cover with complete basin & pitcher sets plus two lower doors to hide chamber pots at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque bedroom fireplace mantle with panel of cherubs leading donkey at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Collection of scenic watercolors over bedroom table mirror at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Half tester bed with blue & pink draperies at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bedroom washstand with hinged cover with complete basin & pitcher sets plus two lower doors to hide chamber pots at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque bedroom fireplace mantle with panel of cherubs leading donkey at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Collection of scenic watercolors over bedroom table mirror at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Half tester bed with blue & pink draperies at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Morning room fireplace with mantle mirror & lamps at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Paintings & books in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Morning room fireplace with mantle mirror & lamps at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Paintings & books in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Glass fronted marquetry display cabinet in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque door surround in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Wedgewood-style lamp base in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Magazine rack in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Glass fronted marquetry display cabinet in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque door surround in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Wedgewood-style lamp base in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Magazine rack in morning room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Morning room Adamesque ceiling prob. by Mansfield Co. at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Detail of morning room Adamesque ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Detail of morning room Adamesque ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Drawing room fireplace with pair of lamps & mantle clock at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Morning room Adamesque ceiling (1880s) prob. by Mansfield Co. at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Detail of morning room Adamesque ceiling (1880s) at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Detail of morning room Adamesque ceiling (1880s) at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Drawing room fireplace with pair of lamps & mantle clock at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
David with Head of Goliath painting by circle of Domenichino over Adamesque fireplace at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Grand piano in Drawing room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Drawing room with old masters at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Pastoral River Landscape with Fishermen by Claude Lorrain at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
David with Head of Goliath painting by circle of Domenichino over Adamesque fireplace at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Grand piano in Drawing room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Drawing room with old masters at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Pastoral River Landscape with Fishermen by Claude Lorrain at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Adamesque Drawing room ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque Drawing room ceiling supporting crystal chandelier at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque Drawing room ceiling detail of round decoration at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Adamesque Drawing room ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque Drawing room ceiling supporting crystal chandelier at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque Drawing room ceiling detail of round decoration at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Mantle clock & statuettes in dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque fireplace detail of sculpted face in dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room place setting with covered silver serving dish at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Mantle clock & statuettes in dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque fireplace detail of sculpted face in dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room place setting with covered silver serving dish at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Dining room place setting with place card for Prime Minister William Gladstone at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Silver stag statuette on dining room table at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room family portraits at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque dining room ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Dining room place setting with place card for Prime Minister William Gladstone at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Silver stag statuette on dining room table at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room family portraits at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque dining room ceiling at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Silver model sailing ship nef centerpiece on wheels in dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room sideboard with silver serving dishes plus cellaret below at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Virgin Mary painting prob. by Raphael Sanzio at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dinner service presented to the Countess of Aberdeen by members of the Parliament of Canada at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Silver model sailing ship nef centerpiece on wheels in dining room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dining room sideboard with silver serving dishes plus cellaret below at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Virgin Mary painting (1504-8) prob. by Raphael Sanzio at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Dinner service (1898) presented to the Countess of Aberdeen by members of the Parliament of Canada at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Presentation book for dinner service given to Countess of Aberdeen by members of Parliament of Canada & painted by Women's Art Assoc. of Canada at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Fort York, Toronto, painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.St Regis, Mohawk town in Quebec painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Walls of Quebec City painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Presentation book for dinner service (1898) given to Countess of Aberdeen by members of Parliament of Canada & painted by Women's Art Assoc. of Canada at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Fort York, Toronto, painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.St Regis, Mohawk town in Quebec painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Walls of Quebec City painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Canadian blue bird painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Canadian wood pecker painted by H.M. Proctor on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Canadian birds painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Curved hallway lined with paintings, bust & books at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Canadian blue bird painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Canadian wood pecker painted by H.M. Proctor on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Canadian birds painted on porcelain plate of set given by Canadian Parliament to Countess of Aberdeen at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Curved hallway lined with paintings, bust & books at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Curved hallway lined with paintings, bust & books at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque ceiling in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Curved hallway lined with paintings, bust & books at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Adamesque ceiling in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bookcase in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Portrait of Countess of Aberdeen, wife of governor general of Canada over Adamesque fireplace in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Coal scuttle in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Library table at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Bookcase in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Portrait of Countess of Aberdeen, wife of governor general of Canada (1893-8) over Adamesque fireplace in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Coal scuttle in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Library table at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Portrait over Adamesque fireplace in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.John, 7th Earl of Aberdeen, later 1st Marquess of Montreal, governor general of Canada portrait by Robert Harris at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Marquetry desk in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Bookcase at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Portrait over Adamesque fireplace in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.John, 7th Earl of Aberdeen, later 1st Marquess of Montreal, governor general of Canada (1893-8) portrait by Robert Harris at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Marquetry desk in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Bookcase at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Dome with oculus in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Stained glass window in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Stained glass window in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Dome with oculus in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Chapel (1876-81) at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland. Architect: G.E. Street.Stained glass window in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Stained glass window in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Organ in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Candlestick before chair & kneeler in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Gothic features in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Floor tiles in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Organ in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Candlestick before chair & kneeler in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Gothic features in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Floor tiles in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Carved bench in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.China services collection at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Covered porcelain serving dish with Haddo family motto at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Ceramic tureen in shape of cauliflower at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Carved bench (1605) in chapel at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.China services collection at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Covered porcelain serving dish with Haddo family motto at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Ceramic tureen in shape of cauliflower at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Art Nouveau silver pitcher at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Paintings of castles of Aberdeenshire by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Paintings of castles of Aberdeenshire by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Craigievar Castle painting by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Art Nouveau silver pitcher (1906) at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Paintings of castles of Aberdeenshire (prior to 1872) by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Paintings of castles of Aberdeenshire (prior to 1872) by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Craigievar Castle painting (c1860s) by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Fyvie Castle painting by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Four-cornered chaperone chair at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Taxidermied capercaillie bird at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Modern ceramic pot at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Fyvie Castle painting (c1860s) by James Giles at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Four-cornered chaperone chair at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Taxidermied capercaillie bird at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Modern ceramic pot at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Servants pantry work room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Rotary knife cleaner in work area at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Wine cellar at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Servant call bells at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Servants pantry work room at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Rotary knife cleaner in work area at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Wine cellar at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Servant call bells at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.

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