Culross Palace Photos

Culross Palace (1597) was built as a merchant's house which was expanded with a second building (1611). It is noted for its painted ceilings and is furnished for the era. It is run as house museum in Culross by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).

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Culross Palace run as house museum by National Trust for Scotland. Culross, Scotland.Culross Palace merchant's house museum. Culross, Scotland.Entry stairs at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Gables dated at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Culross Palace run as house museum by National Trust for Scotland (NTS). Culross, Scotland.Culross Palace (1597) merchant's house museum. Culross, Scotland.Entry stairs at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Gables dated (1597) at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.North building gables at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Gables dated at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.North building gables at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
North building (1611) at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.North building gables (1611) at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Gables dated (1597) at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.North building gables (1611) at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
North building gables at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Bessie Bar Hall malthouse now tearoom for Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.West Green street seen from window of Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Glimpse of town between buildings of Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
North building gables (1611) at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Bessie Bar Hall malthouse (c1776) now tearoom for Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.West Green street seen from window of Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Glimpse of town between buildings of Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painting of sailing ships at sea in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dining table laid with ceramic plates in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Wrought iron chandelier hanging from barrel vaulted pine ceiling in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painting of sailing ships at sea in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dining table laid with ceramic plates in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Wrought iron chandelier hanging from barrel vaulted pine ceiling in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Carved high chest in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Carving detail on high chest in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Carved cabinet with pewter Tappit Hen wine measures in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Carvings on sideboard cabinet in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Carved high chest (1600s) in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Carving detail on high chest (1600s) in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Carved cabinet with pewter Tappit Hen wine measures in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Carvings on sideboard cabinet in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Wooden storage chest marked MB in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Tallcase clock by Walter Lumsdain of Cupar-Fife in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Windsor chair in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Great chair in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Wooden storage chest marked MB (1693) in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Tallcase clock by Walter Lumsdain of Cupar-Fife in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Windsor chair in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Great chair in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Cast iron fire back inscribed IFC with anchors in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Cast iron girdle hanging from sway marks time when Culross had Royal Warrant for monopoly on making wrought iron girdles in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dry privy in High Hall where chamber pots were emptied at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Withdrawing room modernized in 1700 at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Cast iron fire back inscribed IFC (1588) with anchors in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Cast iron girdle (griddle) hanging from sway marks time when Culross had Royal Warrant for monopoly on making wrought iron girdles in High Hall at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dry privy in High Hall where chamber pots were emptied at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Withdrawing room modernized in 1700 at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Withdrawing room modernized in 1700 at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Withdrawing room with Georgian furniture at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Chinese-export punchbowl in Withdrawing room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Georgian cabinet on legs in Withdrawing room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Withdrawing room modernized in 1700 at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Withdrawing room with Georgian furniture at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Chinese-export punchbowl in Withdrawing room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Georgian cabinet on legs in Withdrawing room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Original doored-buffet in Withdrawing built-in to display porcelain & delftware at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Ceramic teapot with lusterware design in Withdrawing room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Collection of teacups in Withdrawing room buffet at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Four poster bed in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Original doored-buffet in Withdrawing built-in to display porcelain & delftware at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Ceramic teapot with lusterware design in Withdrawing room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Collection of teacups in Withdrawing room buffet at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Four poster bed (17thC) in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Embroidered bedspread in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted walls in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Reclining armchair in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Reclining armchair in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Embroidered bedspread in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted walls (16thC) in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Reclining armchair in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Reclining armchair in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Portrait of Hon. John Erskine in classical costume in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dropfront desk in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Fireplace & corner chairs in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Portrait of Hon. John Erskine in classical costume (1700) in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dropfront desk in principal strangers room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Fireplace & corner chairs (late 18thC) in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Corner chair in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Lairds room with George II era furniture at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Writing desk with drawers in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Chest of drawers & great chair in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Corner chair (late 18thC) in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Lairds room with George II era furniture at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Writing desk with drawers in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Chest of drawers & great chair in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Great chair in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Writing table in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted chamber at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Writing table & chair in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Great chair in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Writing table in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted chamber at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Writing table & chair in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Armchair & chest in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Portrait of Sir George Bruce of Carnock by George Jamesone in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Barrel vault in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Barrel vault in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Armchair & chest in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Portrait of Sir George Bruce of Carnock by George Jamesone in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Barrel vault in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Barrel vault in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Sirens painted ceiling panel in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Let not the sun go down upon your wrath painted ceiling panel in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Torture of love painted ceiling panel in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Wood structure holding barrel ceiling of painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Sirens painted ceiling panel in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Let not the sun go down upon your wrath painted ceiling panel in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Torture of love painted ceiling panel in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Wood structure holding barrel ceiling of painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Garden room with bed hangings in style of 1725 at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Embroidery in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Chairs in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Rocking chair in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Garden room with bed hangings in style of 1725 at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Embroidery in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Chairs in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Rocking chair in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Fireplace & iron firebox in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Commode chair in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Gardens at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Teasels in garden at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Fireplace & iron firebox in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Commode chair in garden room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Gardens at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Teasels in garden at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Gardens at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Artichokes in garden at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dill & fluff in garden at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Display of dress & antique furniture at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Gardens at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Artichokes in garden at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Dill & fluff in garden at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Display of dress & antique furniture at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Fireplace & plank walls in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.View from Culross Palace to Firth of Forth. Culross, Scotland.Painted ceiling & walls in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted ceiling details in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Fireplace & plank walls in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.View from Culross Palace to Firth of Forth. Culross, Scotland.Painted ceiling & walls in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted ceiling details in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Painted wall details in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted ceiling in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Caned chair & chest of drawers in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Kitchen at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.
Painted wall details in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Painted ceiling in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Caned chair & chest of drawers in North building at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Kitchen at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.

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