Scottish Heritage Archive

Additional Resources

Canmore

Canmore contains more than 320,000 records and 1.3 million catalogue entries for archaeological sites, buildings, industry and maritime heritage across Scotland. Compiled and managed by Historic Environment Scotland, Canmore contains information and collections from all its survey and recording work, as well as from a wide range of other organisations, communities and individuals who are helping to enhance this national resource.

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Megalithic

Working to safeguard a fragile, significant Scottish community. This remote and haunting land has a history which stretches back to the very first inhabitants of Scotland, and it was once the thriving hub of an illicit whisky industry. An exciting regeneration project to develop a working historical distillery and heritage centre will be the first to tell the ‘secret’ story of illicit whisky distilling and smuggling.

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NLS Maps

Discover the unique collection of early medieval stones carved in the 9th-11th centuries to commemorate the power of those who ruled the Kingdom of Strathclyde. One of Glasgow’s most important historical and cultural assets, explore the 31 monuments within the beautiful setting of Govan Old Church.

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Ordnance Survey

There are more broch sites in Caithness than anywhere else in Scotland, yet as a counrty, so little is done to promote them. By rebuilding a Broch, using the same techniques as the original builders, Caithness Borch Project will provide an insight into how Iron Age people lived their lives in Caithness.

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Walk Highlands

There are more broch sites in Caithness than anywhere else in Scotland, yet as a counrty, so little is done to promote them. By rebuilding a Broch, using the same techniques as the original builders, Caithness Borch Project will provide an insight into how Iron Age people lived their lives in Caithness.

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Old Roads of Scotland

This site aims to provide an overview of the history of roads and tracks in Scotland. It is mainly organised by historical period although some material is organised on a geographical basis or by source material. A large number of resources are listed, many of them online, and these will be found useful for further study.

Megalithic

Working to safeguard a fragile, significant Scottish community. This remote and haunting land has a history which stretches back to the very first inhabitants of Scotland, and it was once the thriving hub of an illicit whisky industry. An exciting regeneration project to develop a working historical distillery and heritage centre will be the first to tell the ‘secret’ story of illicit whisky distilling and smuggling.

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Dig It Scotland

Thanks to their Scotland-wide network of heritage organisations, museums and archaeological groups, DigIt is able to source the best events and stories from across the country.Find free (or low-cost) activities for participants of all ages – no experience required. Archaeology goes beyond excavations; you’ll also find events that celebrate the experiences of Scotland’s past people This is your go-to place for ground-breaking Scottish archaeology news and stories to spark your imagination.

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