Hill House, Helensburgh Photos

Hill House (1902-4) was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for client W.W. Blackie Esq. It is now operated as a house museum by National Trust for Scotland (NTS) complete with Mackintosh's original decorative schemes & furniture.

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The Hill House with original decorative schemes & furniture now operated as a house museum by National Trust for Scotland. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hill House designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for client W.W. Blackie Esq. Helensburgh, Scotland.Round outbuilding at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Asymmetric south facade with round surfaces of Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
The Hill House (1902-4) with original decorative schemes & furniture now operated as a house museum by National Trust for Scotland (NTS). Helensburgh, Scotland. Architect: Charles Rennie Mackintosh.Hill House designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for client W.W. Blackie Esq. Helensburgh, Scotland.Round outbuilding at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Asymmetric south facade with round surfaces of Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
North facade with protrusion for staircase at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Entrance facade at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Split level entrance hallway at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hallway lamp, clock & decorated panels at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
North facade with protrusion for staircase at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Entrance facade at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Split level entrance hallway at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hallway lamp, clock & decorated panels at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hall lamp by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall clock by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall fireplace by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall decoration by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hall lamp (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall clock (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall fireplace (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall decoration by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hall table by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall armchair by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Copper peacock Art-Nouveau lamp reflector at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Drawing room fireplace area with inset shelves at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hall table by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall armchair by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Copper peacock Art-Nouveau lamp reflector at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Drawing room fireplace area with inset shelves at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Drawing room fireplace area with candlesticks & gesso panel at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Sleeping Beauty gesso panel by Margaret Mackintosh flanked by ebonized candlesticks by C.R. Mackintosh over drawing room fireplace at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.C.R. Mackintosh designed glass-mosaic petals inset into small tile surface of fireplace supporting architects steel fire-irons in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Steel fireplace grasping tool by C.R. Mackintosh on drawing room fireplace at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Drawing room fireplace area with candlesticks & gesso panel at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Sleeping Beauty gesso panel (1904) by Margaret Mackintosh flanked by ebonized candlesticks (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh over drawing room fireplace at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.C.R. Mackintosh designed glass-mosaic petals inset into small tile surface of fireplace supporting architects steel fire-irons in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Steel fireplace grasping tool (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh on drawing room fireplace at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Arrangement of fireplace, wall panels & settle in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.C.R. Mackintosh designed rose wall panels flank light fixture in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Upholstered settle by C.R. Mackintosh with replicas of antimacassars embroidered by Margaret Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Writing desk designed to represent Japanese kimono & chair by C.R. Mackintosh with architect's signature rows of squares in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Arrangement of fireplace, wall panels & settle in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.C.R. Mackintosh designed rose wall panels flank light fixture in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Upholstered settle (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh with replicas of antimacassars embroidered by Margaret Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Writing desk (1904) designed to represent Japanese kimono & chair by C.R. Mackintosh with architect's signature rows of squares in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Chair by C.R. Mackintosh originally designed for his own house plus Hill House writing desk in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Upholstered easy chair by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Built-in shelf with rose petal & row of squares motifs by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Small ebonized cube table by C.R. Mackintosh on modern copy of original carpet in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Chair by C.R. Mackintosh originally designed for his own house plus Hill House writing desk in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Upholstered easy chair (1905) by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Built-in shelf with rose petal & row of squares motifs (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Small ebonized cube table (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh on modern copy of original carpet in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Window seat with many signature designs of C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Window seat pole with petal-shape designs by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Ebonized cube table & armchairs by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Armchairs by C.R. Mackintosh with antimacassars by Margaret Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Window seat with many signature designs of C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Window seat pole with petal-shape designs by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Ebonized cube table & armchairs (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Armchairs (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh with antimacassars by Margaret Mackintosh in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Grand piano in drawing room at Hill House replaces original. Helensburgh, Scotland.Floor lamp with Mackintosh themes in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Cabinet with Mackintosh themes in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Light switch at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Grand piano in drawing room at Hill House replaces original. Helensburgh, Scotland.Floor lamp with Mackintosh themes in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Cabinet (1904) with Mackintosh themes in drawing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Light switch at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Dining room fireplace & light sconces at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dining room fireplace metal coal firebox with built-on trivets for kettles by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wall sconce by C.R. Mackintosh in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Dining room fireplace & light sconces at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dining room fireplace metal coal firebox with built-on trivets for kettles (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wall sconce (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hanging ceiling lamp by C.R. Mackintosh in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Sideboard under portrait in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Silver presentation bowl in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Portrait over chest & side chairs in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hanging ceiling lamp (1904) by C.R. Mackintosh in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Sideboard under portrait in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Silver presentation bowl (1900) in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Portrait over chest & side chairs in dining room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Library fireplace with C.R. Mackintosh cube clock on mantle at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Cupboard with signature squares of C.R. Mackintosh in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Woodwork & books in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Library fireplace with C.R. Mackintosh cube clock on mantle at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Cupboard with signature squares of C.R. Mackintosh in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Woodwork & books in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Book illustrated by C.R. Mackintosh in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Mackintosh design details in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Photo Charles Rennie Mackintosh of at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Kitchen at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Book illustrated by C.R. Mackintosh in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Mackintosh design details in library at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Photo Charles Rennie Mackintosh of at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Kitchen at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Pantry cupboards at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Pantry cupboards & sink at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall armchair with woven seat by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Stairwell at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Pantry cupboards at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Pantry cupboards & sink at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hall armchair with woven seat by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Stairwell at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Stairwell at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Stairwell ceiling lamp at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Stairwell railing at top of stairs at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Upstairs hall at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Stairwell at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Stairwell ceiling lamp at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Stairwell railing at top of stairs at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Upstairs hall at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Upstairs hallway sitting nook at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Flax spinning wheel at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Bed under barrel arch alcove in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Upstairs hallway sitting nook at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Flax spinning wheel at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Bed under barrel arch alcove in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Replicas of embroidered silk panels by Margaret Macdonald in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Replica of embroidered silk panel by Margaret Macdonald & other details of C.R. Mackintosh's designs in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Bed footboard by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Ladder-back chair by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Replicas of embroidered silk panels by Margaret Macdonald in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Replica of embroidered silk panel by Margaret Macdonald & other details of C.R. Mackintosh's designs in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Bed footboard by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Ladder-back chair by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Window alcove in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Small cabinet by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Silver Art Nouveau bowl in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dressing table with mirror by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Window alcove in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Small cabinet by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Silver Art Nouveau bowl in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dressing table with mirror by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Table shelves holding brush & mirror on dressing table by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Ceiling lamp by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wardrobes by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wardrobe by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Table shelves holding brush & mirror on dressing table by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Ceiling lamp by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wardrobes by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wardrobe by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Design details of wardrobe by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Square table by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Washstand by C.R. Mackintosh with silver-plated pitcher & basin in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Silver-plated pitcher & basin by C.R. Mackintosh designed for another house of Catherine Cranston in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Design details of wardrobe by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Square table by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Washstand by C.R. Mackintosh with silver-plated pitcher & basin in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Silver-plated pitcher & basin by C.R. Mackintosh designed for another house of Catherine Cranston in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Fireplace with tile squares & built-in settle with thistle motif in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Fireplace with tile squares & cubbyholes in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Detail of main bedroom fireplace tiles at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wall lamp by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Fireplace with tile squares & built-in settle with thistle motif in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Fireplace with tile squares & cubbyholes in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Detail of main bedroom fireplace tiles at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Wall lamp by C.R. Mackintosh in main bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
View from main bedroom window at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dressing room with bed & wash stand by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Embroidered bedspread in dressing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Embroidered runner in dressing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
View from main bedroom window at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Dressing room with bed & wash stand by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Embroidered bedspread in dressing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Embroidered runner in dressing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Cupboard by C.R. Mackintosh built around older chest of drawers Blackie family owned prior in dressing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Chest of drawers with mirror supports silvered pitcher & basin at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Fireplace by C.R. Mackintosh in bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Side chair by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Cupboard by C.R. Mackintosh built around older chest of drawers Blackie family owned prior in dressing room at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Chest of drawers with mirror supports silvered pitcher & basin at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Fireplace by C.R. Mackintosh in bedroom at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Side chair by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Argyl Street Tearoom armchair with tall back by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Oak press cupboard by C.R. Mackintosh for Guthrie & Wells of Glasgow which was owned by Blackie family before they commissioned Hill House at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Original Hill House curtain by C.R. Mackintosh on display at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.House at Helensburgh for W.W. Blackie, Esq. exterior elevation drawings by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Argyl Street Tearoom armchair with tall back by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Oak press cupboard (c1894) by C.R. Mackintosh for Guthrie & Wells of Glasgow which was owned by Blackie family before they commissioned Hill House at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Original Hill House curtain by C.R. Mackintosh on display at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.House at Helensburgh for W.W. Blackie, Esq. exterior elevation drawings (1902) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hill House cross section drawings by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hill House ground floor plan drawing by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hill House first floor plan drawing by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Garden at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Hill House cross section drawings (1902) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hill House ground floor plan drawing (1902) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Hill House first floor plan drawing (1902) by C.R. Mackintosh at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.Garden at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.
Garden from window at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.View of river from Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.

Garden from window at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.View of river from Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland.


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