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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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16-08-2019 10:47

@Jagstwit Good spot! There is also a scout sign on the other side of the door, seen here. The building was re-p ... [more]

16-08-2019 10:27

We tried to come up with a joke about this window but it was just a pane in the glass #NationalTellAJokeDay

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14-08-2019 11:27

Back by popular demand! Join us @SouthBlockSpace on Sat 24th to discover how archival research can enhance your ... [more]