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Scone

(sko͞on), village, Perth and Kinross, central Scotland. Old Scone, west of the modern village of New Scone, was the repository of the Coronation Stone (see under coronationcoronation,
ceremony of crowning and anointing a sovereign on his or her accession to the throne. Although a public ceremony inaugurating a new king or chief had long existed, a new religious service was added when Europe became Christianized.
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) and the coronation place of Scottish kings from Kenneth I to Charles II. The 12th-century abbey, razed by Protestants in 1559, stood on the site of the present-day Scone Palace (built 1803–8).

split

split, 3
1. A rupture in a built-up roof membrane, resulting from tensile stresses.
2. A crack that extends completely through a piece of wood or wood veneer.
3. A brick cut lengthwise, in two pieces, parallel to the wide face of the brick, so that it is half as thick; also called scone.

Scone

a parish in Perth and Kinross, E Scotland, consisting of the two villages of New Scone and Old Scone, formerly the site of the Pictish capital and the stone upon which medieval Scottish kings were crowned. The stone was removed to Westminster Abbey by Edward I in 1296; it was returned to Scotland in 1996 and placed in Edinburgh Castle. Scone Palace was rebuilt in the Neo-Gothic style in the 19th century
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"I thought scones would be good because you don't need too many ingredients or fancy equipment to make them.
This recipe produces lofty, fluffy scones with a subtle sweetness that are great with or without currants, on their own or with generous heaps of clotted cream, strawberry jam and/or lemon curd.
You can choose from a traditional afternoon tea or opt for a high tea which has a selection of savoury pastries as well as finger sandwiches, cakes and scones.
My mum would often take my brother and I out for lunch to a local cafe where we'd have cheese toasties and treacle scones and I loved them.
Patisserie Valerie, The Corner, Newport Road, Middlesbrough Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at this new spot, which involves a selection of finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam and a range of mini patisserie bites.
There is a third pronunciation available for the word - in the form of the village of Scone in Scotland, which is pronounced "skoon".
Post Box owner Alex Kinsey said: "Before we opened Post Box we knew that scones were a very important part of our offering that we had to get right."
Edinburgh, Sept 10 (ANI): Archaeologists have reportedly traced the origin of an ancient inauguration mound at Moothill in the grounds of Scone Palace in a remarkable breakthrough that has been hailed as uncovering the "birth certificate of Scotland".
Three such rocks are the Stone of Scone, The Blarney Stone, and the Black Stone of the Kaaba.
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