Plans, Jan-April 1803 B.C. Skinner, Scone Palace
N.S.A. v. X p. 1060
A.P.S.D. Colvin Morison, Sconiana 1807.
J.D. Urquhart, Historical Sketches of Scone. A.H. Millar,
Historical Castles and Mansions of Scotland (Forfarshire and Perthshire) Perthshire Illustrated p. 17. The old palace was largely demolished in 1803. In that year, or perhaps 1804, Lord Mansfield finding that the Clerk of Works had misunderstood the architect's instructions and
destroyed the original interior work of the S. wing discharged the entire labour force; building was not resumed till 1805. A privately printed inventory of buildings on Scone estate giving details of building dates in so far as known to the compiler (John Macdonald) is also useful for this and other buildings on the estate.
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