Scone Palace (Perth) Reviews
Description:Address: Perth / PH2 6BD / Scotland / Come see why this is considered one of Scotland's most unique attractions.
Newest Review: ... inordinate amount of space devoted to family photographs straight from Country Life magazine, it has a strong rural Perthshire flavour: perhaps nowhere else in Scotland , not even in the Haute Bourgeoisie set of Edinburgh is the notoriously snooty, antiquated and bordering on feudal aspect of Scottish society more apparent. There is much more to that than a title or monetary wealth: the ... more
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by - written on 10/12/09 (Very useful, 90 readings)
Scone Palace, located in an area known as "Old scone", couple of miles north of Perth on the eastern bank of the Tay, is a fine stately home set in magnificent grounds. The current palace is now a seat of the Murray family, bearers of the title of the Earl of Mansfield. It was originally built in the 16th century and extensively restored and reconstructed in the 19th century to become a classic example of a late Georgian Gothic. The site is much older and played important par in Scottish history since its beginnings. It had an Augustine abbey in the middle ages and it was in Scone that the coronation Stone of Destiny was located, and ... Read the complete review
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