Scone Palace, Perth Photos

Scone Palace (1803-12) is one of the earliest Gothic revival buildings in Scotland designed by architect William Atkinson. The site is best known for the hill and stone of Scone upon which historic kings of Scotland were crowned. The gardems and palace, fully furnished with the collections of the Murray, Lord Stormont family, is a most visited museum house in Scotland.

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Scone Palace opens for public tours. Perth, Scotland.Central entrance at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.West facade at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Crenellations of Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Scone Palace (1803-12) opens for public tours. Perth, Scotland. Architect: William Atkinson.Central entrance at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.West facade at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Crenellations of Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Window details at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Family crest carved over door at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Chapel on Moot Hill, site of enthronements of Kings of Scots at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Chapel with baptismal font at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Window details at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Family crest carved over door at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Chapel (remodeled 1807) on Moot Hill, site of enthronements of Kings of Scots at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland. Architect: William Atkinson.Chapel with baptismal font at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Octagonal tower on Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Replica of Stone of Scone upon which Kings of Scots were crowned until 1296 when Edward I took original to Westminster Abbey in London at Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Baptismal font at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Memorial urn 1766 to Henry Stormont in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Octagonal tower on Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Replica of Stone of Scone upon which Kings of Scots were crowned until 1296 when Edward I took original to Westminster Abbey in London at Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Baptismal font at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Memorial urn 1766 to Henry Stormont in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Baroque monument to David Murray, 1st Lord Stormont by Maximilian Colt in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Upper levels of Baroque monument to 1st Lord Stormont in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Marquis of Tullibardine on monument to 1st Lord Stormont in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corridor of trees leading to old palace archway at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Baroque monument to David Murray, 1st Lord Stormont (1618) by Maximilian Colt in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Upper levels of Baroque monument to 1st Lord Stormont in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Marquis of Tullibardine on monument to 1st Lord Stormont in Chapel at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corridor of trees leading to old palace archway at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Arched gate from Old Palace with semi-circular towers bearing arms of King James & Lord Stormont at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Mercat Cross at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ancient burial ground at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ancient burial ground at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Arched gate from Old Palace (c1580-1600) with semi-circular towers bearing arms of King James & Lord Stormont at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Mercat Cross at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ancient burial ground at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ancient burial ground at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Douglas Fir at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Murray Star Maze by Adrian Fisher at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room furnished for visit of Queen Victoria at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room with collection of ivory statuettes & paintings along wall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Douglas Fir at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Murray Star Maze by Adrian Fisher at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room furnished (1842) for visit of Queen Victoria at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room with collection of ivory statuettes & paintings along wall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Flower display in silver Monteith with Worcester Chamberlain porcelain ice cream pails in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Worcester Chamberlain porcelain plate & etched glasses in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room collection of ivory statuettes along wall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Philosopher painting attrib. Philip de Koninck or Salomon de Koninck over dining room fireplace at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Flower display in silver Monteith with Worcester Chamberlain porcelain (18th C) ice cream pails in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Worcester Chamberlain porcelain plate (18th C) & etched glasses in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room collection of ivory statuettes (17th-18th C) along wall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Philosopher painting attrib. Philip de Koninck or Salomon de Koninck over dining room fireplace at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
French clock & ivory carvings in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of Sir John Finch by Sir Anthony Van Dyck over ivory carvings in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room ceiling over chandelier at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Chandelier in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
French clock & ivory carvings in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of Sir John Finch by Sir Anthony Van Dyck over ivory carvings in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Dining room ceiling over chandelier at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Chandelier in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Models of palace buildings in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Gothic ante-room between dining & drawing rooms at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Writing desk in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Scottish clock by Burnfield of Perth set among paperweights in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Models of palace buildings in dining room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Gothic ante-room between dining & drawing rooms at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Writing desk in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Scottish clock by Burnfield of Perth set among paperweights in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Chandelier in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corbel molded as king in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corbel molded as queen in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corbel molded as king in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Chandelier in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corbel molded as king in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corbel molded as queen in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Corbel molded as king in ante-room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
State drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of George III by Allan Ramsay in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Molded ceiling over fireplace wall in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Baroque writing desk presented to Marie Antoinette to 2nd Earl of Mansfield in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
State drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of George III by Allan Ramsay in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Molded ceiling over fireplace wall in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Baroque writing desk presented to Marie Antoinette to 2nd Earl of Mansfield in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Portrait of 7th Earl of Mansfield by Philip de Laszlo over inlaid buhlwork cabinet in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of Countess Dorothea Carnegie by Philip de Laszlo over piano in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Mantle clock in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Meissen porcelain vase with sculpted flowers in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Portrait of 7th Earl of Mansfield by Philip de Laszlo over inlaid buhlwork cabinet in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of Countess Dorothea Carnegie by Philip de Laszlo over piano in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Mantle clock in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Meissen porcelain vase with sculpted flowers in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Meissen Marcolini porcelain cabaret set in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Porcelain desert plates in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Glass paperweights in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Library displaying porcelain collection at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Meissen Marcolini porcelain cabaret set (1780) in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Porcelain desert plates in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Glass paperweights in state drawing room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Library displaying porcelain collection at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Partners desk with clock & ministerial red dispatch boxes in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Minister of State for Scotland red dispatch box in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Table clock by Viner of Sackville Street of London in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Chandelier under ceiling molding in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Partners desk with clock & ministerial red dispatch boxes in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Minister of State for Scotland red dispatch box in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Table clock by Viner of Sackville Street of London in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Chandelier under ceiling molding in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Chandelier ceiling molding in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Games table in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Writing table in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Bookcases displaying family's porcelain collection in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Chandelier ceiling molding in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Games table in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Writing table in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Bookcases displaying family's porcelain collection in library at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
De la Courtille porcelain of Paris at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Sevres porcelain painted with roses at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Sevres porcelain painted with birds by Micaud at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Sevres porcelain painted with flowers at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
De la Courtille porcelain of Paris at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Sevres porcelain painted with roses (1768) at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Sevres porcelain (1780) painted with birds by Micaud at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Sevres porcelain painted with flowers at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Chelsea porcelain painted with birds at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Worcester porcelain painted with country scenes at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ludwigsburg porcelain painted with flowers at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Meissen plates & figurines at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Chelsea porcelain painted with birds at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Worcester porcelain painted with country scenes at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ludwigsburg porcelain painted with flowers at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Meissen plates & figurines (mid 19th C) at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Meissen plates & covered bowl at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Meissen tea service with romantic country scenes at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice of England beside but of Homer by David Martin at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Meissen plates & covered bowl at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Meissen tea service (1740) with romantic country scenes at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Portrait of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice of England beside but of Homer by David Martin at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Bed canopy with royal crests in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.British & Scottish royal crests on bed canopy in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Lady Elizabeth Finch Hatton with her cousin Dido Elizabeth Belle painting by Johan Zoffany at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Child's sedan chair in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Bed canopy with royal crests in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.British & Scottish royal crests on bed canopy in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Lady Elizabeth Finch Hatton (Murray) with her cousin Dido Elizabeth Belle painting by Johan Zoffany at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Child's sedan chair (18th C) in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Portraits & furnishings in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Inlaid chest of drawers with porcelain pieces in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Silver inkwell bought by Lord Chief Justice Mansfield with his first earnings as barrister at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.French wall clock by Becker of Paris in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Portraits & furnishings in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Inlaid chest of drawers with porcelain pieces in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Silver inkwell bought (c1730) by Lord Chief Justice Mansfield with his first earnings as barrister at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.French wall clock by Becker of Paris in Ambassador's room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Inner hall reflects monastic origins of Scone & contains family collections at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Stuffed bears, elephant skulls & various items brought back by family members who served as ambassadors in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Inner hall fireplace with carytids possibly from chimneypieces of original palace at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Collection of oriental China in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Inner hall reflects monastic origins of Scone & contains family collections at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Stuffed bears, elephant skulls & various items brought back by family members who served as ambassadors in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Inner hall fireplace with carytids possibly from chimneypieces of original palace (1580) at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Collection of oriental China in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Global clock carried by figure of death stopping time by Thomire of Paris in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Skylight & chandelier in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Organ in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Global clock carried by figure of death stopping time by Thomire of Paris in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Skylight & chandelier in inner hall at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Organ in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Vernis Martin pâpier maché desk in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Antique sewing stand in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Floral display & Chinese-style chair in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Collection of Vernis Martin pâpier maché comprises 70 pieces in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Vernis Martin pâpier maché desk in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Antique sewing stand in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Floral display & Chinese-style chair in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Collection of Vernis Martin pâpier maché comprises 70 pieces in long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Collection of Vernis Martin pâpier maché urns & flasks at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Vernis Martin pâpier maché urn in red & black at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Vernis Martin pâpier maché urn in brown & red with gold fittings at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Display of Scone family photographs in slip gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Collection of Vernis Martin pâpier maché urns & flasks at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Vernis Martin pâpier maché urn in red & black at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Vernis Martin pâpier maché urn in brown & red with gold fittings at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Display of Scone family photographs in slip gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Family coat of arms of 1st Lord of Scone carved in stone in slip gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Pair of chairs from coronation of King George VI in slip gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Canopy bed made for queen's visit in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Pillows on Queen Victoria's bed in her 1842 suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Family coat of arms of 1st Lord of Scone carved in stone in slip gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Pair of chairs from coronation of King George VI in slip gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Canopy bed (1842) made for queen's visit in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Pillows on Queen Victoria's bed in her 1842 suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Tassels on Queen Victoria's bed in her 1842 suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Carved oak leaves & acorns on bedpost of canopy bed made for queen's visit in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Fireplace with painting & china in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Day bed in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Tassels on Queen Victoria's bed in her 1842 suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Carved oak leaves & acorns on bedpost of canopy bed (1842) made for queen's visit in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Fireplace with painting & china in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Day bed in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Pitcher & basin in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Mementos of Queen Victoria in her suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Replica of coronation chair & stone of scone made for motion picture at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Embroidered bed hangings & chairs in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Pitcher & basin in Queen Victoria suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Mementos of Queen Victoria in her suite at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Replica of coronation chair & stone of scone made for motion picture at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Embroidered bed hangings & chairs in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Embroidered bed hanging prob. worked by Mary Queen of Scots in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Embroidered bed hanging prob. worked by Mary Queen of Scots in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Embroidered wall hanging of Justice & Mercy commissioned by Mary Queen of Scots in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.
Embroidered bed hanging prob. worked by Mary Queen of Scots in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Embroidered bed hanging prob. worked by Mary Queen of Scots in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Embroidered wall hanging of Justice & Mercy commissioned by Mary Queen of Scots in the Lennox room at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.

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