Ministry Guidebooks for Heritage Sites in Scotland

Scotland_AM6
(1954)

The 1954 list of Official Guides for Ministry of Works sites in Scotland reflects the range of locations. (For evolving design of the guidebooks see here.) Many were prepared by James S. Richardson.

This list can be ordered by the former county designations:

Aberdeenshire

  • Deer, Abbey of
  • Huntly Castle
  • Tolquhon Castle

Angus

Banffshire

  • Balvenie Castle

Berwickshire

Buteshire

  • Rothesay Castle

Clackmannanshire

  • Castle Campbell, Dollar
Caerlaverock_blue
1975 (8th impression)

Dumfries-shire

East Lothian

Edinburgh_green
Fourth edition 1953 (2nd impression 1954)

Edinburgh

Inchcolm_MW
1937 (2nd ed. 1950)

Fife

Urquhart_MPBW
1964

Inverness-shire

Kirkcudbrightshire

Lanarkshire

  • Bothwell Castle

Midlothian

Morayshire

Skara Brae
(1977)

Orkney

Huntingtower_3rd
1982, 3rd edition

Perthshire

Roxburghshire

Jarlshof
(1956)

Shetland

Stirling_blue
Second edition 1948, 7th impression 1967

Stirlingshire

West Lothian

  • Cairnpaple Hill
  • Linlithgow Palace

Wigtownshire

Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Research Fellow at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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