Mansions/Houses

Photographs depicting mansions and houses

Scone

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Scone - Ref: WC3142

This large impressive house in Scone appears to have well-laid out gardens. The people in the photograph could be part of the household or staff.

The inhabitants of old Scone were moved up the hill to new Scone by the Earl of Mansfield, the principal landowner at the beginning of the 18th century to improve his estate.

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3025

Kinbrae House, Newlport-on-Tay. In 1870 many large villas were erected on the hill overlooking the Tay. One of the most notable of these is Kinbrae, a Scottish baronial mansion completed in 1872.

Kinbrae House, Newport-on-Tay completed in 1872 from designs by the late Mr. Heaton of Perth for Sir John Leng of the Dundee Advertiser and also founder of the Evening Telegraph.

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3026

Kinbrae House, Newlport-on-Tay. In 1870 many large villas were erected on the hill overlooking the Tay. One of the most notable of these is Kinbrae, a Scottish baronial mansion completed in 1872.

Kinbrae House, Newport-on-Tay was one of many large villas built in 1870 on the hill overlooking the Tay built from designs from Mr. Heiton of Perth

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3027

Kinbrae House, Newport-on-Tay in a Wintry setting, showing the magnificent gates and side gate. Built for Sir John Leng of the Dundee Advertiser from designs by Mr.Heiton of Perth.

Kinbrae House, Newport-on-Tay Purchased in 1955 by the Town Council for development of housing or hotel but instead demolished in 1960.

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay

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Kinbrae House, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3028

Kinbrae House, Newport-on-Tay. Built in 1870 for Sir John Leng from designs by Heiton of Perth. Many of these baronial mansions were built in Newport. Kinbrae was demollished in 1960.

Kinbrae House, Newport-on-Tay. Purchased in 1955 by the Town Council for development of housing or hotel but instead was demolished.

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Kinbrae and St Serfs, Newport-On-Tay

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Kinbrae and St Serfs, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3029

Kinbrae House and St.Serfs, Newport-on-Tay. To the right of the photo is St.Serfs (St.Serf landed in Fife). Now a residential home, it was known as "Westwood" and was built for Harry Walker J.P. circa 1865.

St.Serfs, Newport-on-Tay a handsome mansion designed by Mr. Andrew Heiton of Perth. Harry Walker was the respected head of the firm of "Harry Walker and sons" spinners and manufacturers.

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Inver

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Inver - Ref: WC2799


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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Dupplin Castle

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Dupplin Castle - Ref: WC2488

The estate of Dupplin lies to the south west of Perth. The castle shown in this photograph by Alexander Wilson is the third on the site. The previous building was burnt to the ground in 1827, though the library and valuable paintings were saved.

Costing around £30, 000, William Burn's Tudor style replacement was built between 1828 and 1832 as the new home of the Hay family, as Viscount Dupplin and Earl of Kinnoull. Victoria and Albert visited on 6th September 1842.

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Dupplin Castle

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Dupplin Castle - Ref: WC2489

This photograph shows the third Dupplin Castle. It was built near the site of the Battle of Duuplin (12th August 1332), when Edward Baliol surprised and routed the superior forces of the new Regent, March, killing him and 13, 000 of his men.

The previous building was destroyed by fire in 1827, though a valuable library of first editions of classics and many paintings were saved. This Tudor colossus was constructed from 1828-32 to plans by William Burn. It was home to the Hay family.

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Dupplin Castle

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Dupplin Castle - Ref: WC2490

This fine photograph by Alexander Wilson shows the Tudor-style third Dupplin Castle. The previous building was destroyed by fire in 1827, and was replaced by this William Burn design from 1828-32 at a cost of around £30, 000.

The estate was the home of the Hay family, as Viscount Dupplin and Earl of Kinnoull. The Battle of Dupplin (12th August 1332) saw the crushing defeat of the Regent Mar's forces by Edward Baliol's much smaller army. A stone marks the spot.

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