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The full report on excavations at the stone ring and alignments at Calanais in the Western Isles. The digs took place between 1980 and 1986 in advance of repairs to the ground, much worn by visitors.
Edinburgh Castle Research
Research Investigating into the origins of names within Edinburgh Castle.
Updating the Scholarship
A research report that considers recent scholarship on the Stone of Destiny and attempts to identify and address gaps in our understanding of the significance.
The development of Edinburgh Castle as a visitor attraction
Research report on the castle’s role as a gun house.
This booklet aims to widen understanding and appreciation of prehistoric rock carvings in Scotland. Rock art forms some of the most prolific, fascinating, and inspiring fragments ofScotland’s ancient past.
A Measured Survey of a 19th Century Farmstead
Report on the measured survey of Skaill Farm in 2017-18
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle.
New research into tournaments held in Edinburgh
New research into Mary Queen of Scots belonging’s in Edinburgh Castle and their significance
All known occasions when Edinburgh Castle was besieged and attempts were made, successful or not, to take possession of her by stealth or force.