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History & Heritage - Historic Buildings

History & Heritage

Welcome to the Scotland School and find out more about the history and heritage of the nation from a wide range of in-depth articles that have appeared in Scotland Magazine over the last decade.

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Historic Buildings

Edinburgh and the Lothians
Thousands of visitors a year flock to the church of St Giles on the Royal Mile, but the Lothians have a lot more to offer, says John Hannavy.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 18

Follies and rogue architecture
ALISTER G. FIRTH HAS TRAVELLED AROUND SCOTLAND IN SEARCH OF CURIOSITIES TO PHOTOGRAPH. HERE ARE A FEW OF HIS DISCOVERIES

February 2003, Issue 6, page 24

In the heart of Scotland
From the abbey where the Scottish Declaration of Independence was signed in 1320, to the only Coronation Church still standing in Scotland, this is a journey through Scotland's history, says John Hann...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 22

Medieval treasures
John Hannavy embarks on a new series exploring Scotland's many historic churches, abbeys and cathedrals.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 18

Northern delights
John Hannavy explores historic churches, abbeys and cathedrals in Scotland's north east.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 18

Religious wonders of the south west
John Hannavy explores historic churches, abbeys and cathedrals in Scotland's south west.

April 2008, Issue 38, page 18

The Border Abbeys and other treasures
The medieval abbeys of south-east Scotland are a magnet for visitors, says John Hannavy.

August 2008, Issue 40, page 18

The Kingdom of Fife
John Hannavy explores historic churches, abbeys and cathedrals between the Forth and the Tay.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 18

To that dark inn The Grave
The village churchyard is an accurate map of the common man from years gone by in danger of disappearing. Words and pictures by John Hannavy

July 2002, Issue 3, page 52

To the lighthouse
Dave McFadzean looks at the long history of lighthouses in Scotland

November 2007, Issue 35, page 54

Way out West
From great cathedrals to tiny churches, the west of Scotland offers them all, says John Hannavy.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 18