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February Morning Drive To Elcho Castle Rhynd Perthshire Scotland [02:27]
Tour Scotland February morning video of part of the drive to visit Elcho Castle in Perthshire. A Z-plan Scottish tower house, with fragments of a surrounding wall with corner towers. The Castle was built on the site of an older structure about 1560, and is one of the best surviving examples of its date in Scotland. The property is still owned by the family of the original builders, the Wemyss family, the style of the heir to the Earl of Wemyss is Lord Elcho, though it has not been inhabited for some 200 years.
Old Church Cross Cleish Perthshire Scotland [01:01]
Tour Scotland video of a fragment of the old cross on visit to Cleish, Perthshire. The stone formed the centre piece of a free standing 13 to 14th century cross and may have had links with the Cleish chapel, which came under the care of Dunfermline Abbey in 1208.
March Morning Drive To Scone Palace Perth Perthshire Scotland [01:59]
Tour Scotland March video of a morning drive to Scone Palace by Perth, Perthshire. Built of red sandstone with a castellated roof, it is a classic example of the late Georgian Gothic style. In the Middle Ages the land was the site of a major Augustinian abbey, Scone Abbey, nothing of which now remains above ground level except detached architectural fragments. This was the crowning place of the Kings of the Scots, on the Stone of Destiny, down to Alexander III. The grounds of the palace were the first place of introduction to Britain of the Douglas-fir tree species, after being introduced by David Douglas.
Hogmanay (New Year's Eve) in Edinburgh, Scotland - Bag Pipes [00:54]
Taken during the street celebration of New Year's Eve in Edinburgh, Scotland - on Princes Avenue - December 31, 2012
Major William Bruce Gardyne of Middleton Memorial Gravestone Inverkeilor Scotland [00:42]
Tour Scotland video of the Major William Bruce Gardyne of Middleton memorial gravestone on visit to Inverkeilor, Angus. William Bruce Gardyne, Esquire, of Middleton, Major 37th regiment, born 1777, died 15th of June 1846. And his wife Catharine Cameron Bruce Gardyne, born 9th of November 1798, died 9th of October 1871. Also their children Anne, born 1826, died 15th of May 1831. James Macpherson, born 1828, died 23rd of April 1828. Agnes Mary, born 1835, died 25th of March 1847. Even Bruce Gardyne, Esquire, late Major 6th Royals, born 15th of April 1833, died 9th of September 1875, laid to rest in Dalhousie, Punjaub, India. Also Catherine his daughter, born 2nd of August 1873, died 6th of August 1874, laid to rest in Sealkote, Punjaub, India.The chiefly family of Garden or Gardyne of that Ilk are a very ancient family, who were proprietors in Angus from a remote period, and are first recorded in the locality of the Kirkdon of Angus in 1008 when they are called De Garthuen. First referred to, as the Gardyne of that Ilk, in the Ragman Roll of 1296 the clan was centred on Gardyne Castle and their lands of Cononsyth, Lawton and Middleton in the county of Angus.