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The online catalogue to Scotland’s archaeology, buildings, industrial and maritime heritage

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Details of over 320,000 buildings, archaeological, industrial and maritime sites across Scotland and beyond.

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Due to essential structural works at John Sinclair House there will be no access to manuscript material from 8th July until 22nd August. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Consult the online catalogue or come and visit our Search Room.

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