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Survey and Excavation of Coastal Archaeology in Shetland 1995-2008
Survey and Excavation of Coastal Archaeology in Shetland 1995-2008. Ebbing Shores brings together the findings of an extensive programme of coastal survey and excavation in Shetland.
HES and City of Edinburgh Council have worked together to produce this short publication in response to the growing interest in buildings of this dynamic period of architecture and town planning.
Archaeology and Research at Edinburgh Castle
This is the detailed history of a great castle – a reflection of its colourful and complex story, through its buildings and the lives of its occupants.
Spotlight on Architects series
A series of short essays on the diverse and fascinating work of a selection of Scotland’s talented local architects and architects’ departments.
A Gazetteer of hydroelectric schemes in Scotland from 1890-1975.
A stimulating and informative publication, celebrating Glasgow’s post-Second World War built heritage.
Great Crowns of Stone draws on studies stretching back to the early 16th century. A landmark book, it presents the most radical & complete account of these evocative ancient monuments ever published.
Where Mary Queen of Scots Went and What She Did There
This fast-paced, accessible and extensively illustrated book traces Mary’s life through specific episodes at specific places on specific dates.
A Visitor's Guide
In this extensively illustrated guide, Orkney-based archaeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones introduces more than 60 monuments.
A short guide to the distinctive sculptures of Glenrothes, Fife.
This booklet focuses on Gretna, and is part of a series celebrating Scotland’s unique places.