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Tormiston Mill (HS)

Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH

An excellent late example of a Scottish watermill, circa 1880.

Provost Skene's House

Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS

Provost Skene's House is currently closed due to the Marischal Square Development surrounding the building.

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Old College

Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

The birthplace of the University of Edinburgh, the Old College was constructed between 1789 and 1827.

Provand's Lordship

Glasgow, G4 0RB

Provand's Lordship is the oldest house in Glasgow, set in the heart of the most ancient part of the city.

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Queensberry House

Edinburgh, EH8 8BT

This attractive mid 17th century house was once owned by the Duke of Queensberry.

Abernethy Round Tower (HS)

Abernethy, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 9RT

One of the two round towers of Irish style surviving in Scotland, dating from the end of the 11th century. Pictish symbol…

New Lanark Visitor Centre

New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB

This cotton mill village was founded in 1786 and became famous as the site of Robert Owen's model community.

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Queen Mary’s Bath House

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

This late 16th century building is next to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Hill House (NTS)

Helensburgh, G84 9AJ

This is considered to be the finest house designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and demonstrates his approach to complete…

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Inveraray Jail & County Court

Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX

Scotland's preserved 19th century county courthouse and prison, with costumed guides & free audio guides in 6 languages.

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Milne’s Court

Edinburgh, EH1 2PF

The first open court or square of its type in Edinburgh, it was built in 1692 by Robert Mylne, Master Mason to the King.

Bonawe Iron Furnace (HS)

Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1JQ

Founded in 1753 by Cumbrian iron masters, this is the most complete charcoal fuelled ironworks in Britain.

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Edinburgh Central Library

Edinburgh, EH1 1EG

This is one of the many libraries in the UK founded by Andrew Carnegie.

Bonar Bridge

Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK

Ragged School

Edinburgh, EH1 2NA

A boarding school, it was established in 1847 to feed, shelter and educate some of the Old Town’s many destitute children.

1 Tormiston Mill (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH
2 Provost Skene's House Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS 3 stars
3 Old College Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
4 Provand's Lordship Glasgow, G4 0RB 3 stars
5 Queensberry House Edinburgh, EH8 8BT
6 Abernethy Round Tower (HS) Abernethy, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 9RT
7 New Lanark Visitor Centre New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB 4 stars
8 Queen Mary’s Bath House Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
9 Hill House (NTS) Helensburgh, G84 9AJ 4 stars
10 Inveraray Jail & County Court Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8TX
11 Milne’s Court Edinburgh, EH1 2PF
12 Bonawe Iron Furnace (HS) Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1JQ 4 stars
13 Edinburgh Central Library Edinburgh, EH1 1EG
14 Bonar Bridge Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK
15 Ragged School Edinburgh, EH1 2NA

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