Let's make sure history lives on.

We want to celebrate the history of Scotland's urban environments and how these have changed over time.

Explore our database of historical places, buildings and artifacts or become a part of our growing community by sharing your own stories, memories and facts about your town, city or street.

Notice something that's missing? We'd love your contribution.

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ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
18-04-2019 18:00

Have you seen @Google's celebration of #WorldHeritageDay?
You can explore @HistEnvScot's Skara Brae, #Ork ... [more]

ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
17-04-2019 10:00

#DYK #OTD in 1895 the first modern cremation in Scotland took place in #Glasgow. Before this all bodies were bu ... [more]

ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
16-04-2019 12:40

You're never too young to get excited about heritage.
That's why we are at Westhill Academy in #Aberdeen ... [more]