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Scone Palace
Title: Scone Palace
Description: Scone Palace was originally built in the 16th century but has been enlarged and restored during the 19th century. It houses magnificent collections of porcelain, furniture, clocks and original 16th century needlework. Scone is also famous for the "Coronation Stone of Scone" which was stolen by the English in 1296 and placed in Westminster Abbey. The stone now resides in Edinburgh Castle after being returned in 1997.
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace
Title: Scone Palace
Description: Thise view shows the public side of the Palace with the state rooms within.
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace - Entrance
Title: Scone Palace - Entrance
Description: The Palace is entered through these imposing doors on the main tower of the Palace.
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace - Moot Hill
Title: Scone Palace - Moot Hill
Description: Just opposite the Palace lies Moot Hill where the Kings of Scotland such as Macbeth, Robert the Bruce and Charles II were crowned on the "Stone of Scone". Beyond lies the family chapel.
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace - Stone of Scone
Title: Scone Palace - Stone of Scone
Description: On Moot Hill there is a replica of the "Stone of Scone". The sign states "A replica of the stone upon which the Kings of Scots were crowned on Moot Hill until 1296 when Edward I took the stone to Westminster Abbey".
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace - Ancient Archway
Title: Scone Palace - Ancient Archway
Description: The Ancient Archway marks the entrance to the former site of the City of Scone. When the Palace was built on the site of an old Abbey, the village of Scone was moved two miles away.
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace
Title: Scone Palace
Description: This view shows the most colourful side of the Palace in springtime.
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace - Peacock
Title: Scone Palace - Peacock
Description: Scone is also famous for its peacocks which can be heard all over the grounds. Sometimes they display their tail feathers for visitors.
Date: May 2005
Scone Palace
Title: Scone Palace
Description: A view of the Palace from 1981.
Date: July 1981
Scone Palace - Chapel
Title: Scone Palace - Chapel
Description: Another view of the family chapel.
Date: July 1981
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