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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Index Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) was an executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government, which was "sponsored" through Historic Scotland, an executive agency of the Scottish Government. [1]

115 relations: Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1882, Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1900, Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Archie Duncan (historian), Argyll, BBC News, Berwickshire, British Newspaper Archive, Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland, Caithness, Canmore (database), Central Region, Scotland, Charles John Guthrie, Lord Guthrie, Christopher Smout, Clackmannanshire, Coll, Colonsay, Cowal, David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss, Dumfriesshire, East Lothian, Easter Ross, Edinburgh, Executive agency, Falkirk (council area), Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Fife, First Minister of Scotland, Geographic information system, George Macdonald (archaeologist), Gerard Baldwin Brown, Gordon Donaldson, High-rise building, Highland (council area), Historic Environment Scotland, Historic Scotland, History of Scotland, Howard Colvin, Ian Gordon Lindsay, Ian Richmond, Iona, Islay, James Dunbar-Nasmith, John Sinclair, 1st Baron Pentland, Jura, Scotland, Kenneth H. Jackson, Kenneth Steer, Kinross-shire, Kintyre, ..., Kirkcudbrightshire, Lanarkshire, Leslie Alcock, List of country houses in the United Kingdom, Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, Lorne, Scotland, MacGibbon and Ross, Middle Ages, Midlothian, Mull, National Collections of Scotland, National Monuments Record of Scotland, Non-departmental public body, Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland, Ordnance Survey, Orkney, Oronsay, Inner Hebrides, Outer Hebrides, Peeblesshire, Perth and Kinross, Perthshire, Prehistory, Public bodies of the Scottish Government, Reginald Fairlie, Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford, Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Ross and Cromarty, Roxburghshire, Royal Air Force, Royal Commission, Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, Royal sign-manual, Scottish castles, Scottish Civic Trust, Scottish Government, Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Parliament, Scran, Secretary of State for Scotland, Selkirkshire, Shetland, Sir Herbert Maxwell, 7th Baronet, Sir Iain Colquhoun, 7th Baronet, Sir John Stirling-Maxwell, 10th Baronet, Skye, Small Isles, Stewartry, Stirlingshire, Stuart Piggott, Sutherland, Tiree, University of Edinburgh, V. Gordon Childe, Vivian Hunter Galbraith, W. Douglas Simpson, West Lothian, Wigtownshire, William Croft Dickinson, William Cullen, Baron Cullen of Whitekirk, William Kerr Fraser, William Mackay Mackenzie, William Thomas Oldrieve, World War II. Expand index (65 more) »

Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1882

The Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1882 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it then was).

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Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1900

The Ancient Monuments Act 1900 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that aimed to improve the protection afforded to ancient monuments in Britain.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Archaeology

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Archie Duncan (historian)

Archibald Alexander McBeth Duncan, FBA, FRHistS, FRSE (17 October 1926 – 20 December 2017) was a Scottish historian.

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Argyll

Argyll (archaically Argyle, Earra-Ghàidheal in modern Gaelic), sometimes anglicised as Argyllshire, is a historic county and registration county of western Scotland.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Berwickshire

Berwickshire is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area in the Scottish Borders.

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British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive web site provides access to searchable digitised archives of British newspapers.

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Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland

The Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland records buildings of national architectural or historic interest which are considered to be under threat.

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Caithness

Caithness (Gallaibh, Caitnes; Katanes) is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area of Scotland.

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Canmore (database)

Canmore is an online database maintained by the Historic Environment Scotland since 2015, having previously been maintained by Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

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Central Region, Scotland

Central Region (Roinn Meadhanach in Gaelic) was a local government region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996.

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Charles John Guthrie, Lord Guthrie

Charles John Guthrie, Lord Guthrie FRSE FRSGS LLD (4 April 1849 in Edinburgh – 28 April 1920 in Edinburgh) was a Scottish judge and lawyer.

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Christopher Smout

Thomas Christopher Smout CBE, FBA, FRSE, FSA Scot, FRSGS (born 19 December 1933) is a Scottish academic, historian, author and Historiographer Royal in Scotland.

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Clackmannanshire

Clackmannanshire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn) is a historic county and council area in Scotland, bordering the council areas of Stirling, Fife and Perth & Kinross.

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Coll

Coll (Cola)Mac an Tàilleir (2003) p. 31 is an island located west of Mull in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Colonsay

Colonsay (Colbhasa) is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, located north of Islay and south of Mull.

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Cowal

Cowal (Còmhghall) is a peninsula in Argyll and Bute, in the west of Scotland, that extends into the Firth of Clyde.

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David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss

Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and 8th Earl of March (19 January 1912 – 12 December 2008), styled Lord Elcho from 1916 to 1937, was a Scottish peer, landowner and conservationist.

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Dumfriesshire

Dumfriesshire or the County of Dumfries (Siorrachd Dhùn Phris in Gaelic) is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area of Scotland.

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East Lothian

East Lothian (Aest Lowden, Lodainn an Ear), is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area.

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Easter Ross

Easter Ross (Ros an Ear in Scots Gaelic) is a loosely defined area in the east of Ross, Highland, Scotland.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Executive agency

An executive agency is a part of a government department that is treated as managerially and budgetarily separate, to carry-out some part of the executive functions of the United Kingdom government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland Executive.

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Falkirk (council area)

Falkirk is one of 32 unitary authority council areas of Scotland.

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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject".

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Fife

Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.

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First Minister of Scotland

The First Minister of Scotland (Prìomh Mhinistear na h-Alba; Heid Meinister o Scotland) is the leader of the Scottish Government.

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Geographic information system

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographic data.

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George Macdonald (archaeologist)

Sir George Macdonald KCB Fellow of the British Academy FSA FEIS Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh DLit LLD (b. Elgin 30 January 1862; d. 9 August Edinburgh 1940) was an eminent archaeologist and numismatist who studied the Antonine Wall.

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Gerard Baldwin Brown

Gerard Baldwin Brown (31 October 1849 – 12 July 1932) was a British art historian.

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Gordon Donaldson

Gordon Donaldson, (13 April 1913 – 16 March 1993) was a Scottish historian.

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High-rise building

A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.

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Highland (council area)

Highland (A' Ghàidhealtachd;, Heilan) is a council area in the Scottish Highlands and is the largest local government area in the United Kingdom.

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Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) (Àrainneachd Eachdraidheil Alba) is an executive non-departmental public body responsible for investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment.

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Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland (Alba Aosmhor) was an executive agency of the Scottish Government from 1991 to 2015, responsible for safeguarding Scotland's built heritage, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.

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History of Scotland

The is known to have begun by the end of the last glacial period (in the paleolithic), roughly 10,000 years ago.

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Howard Colvin

Sir Howard Montagu Colvin, CVO, CBE, FBA, FRHistS, FSA (15 October 1919 – 27 December 2007) was a British architectural historian who produced two of the most outstanding works of scholarship in his field: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600–1840 and The History of the King's Works.

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Ian Gordon Lindsay

Ian Gordon Lindsay (29 July 1906 – 28 August 1966) was a Scottish architect.

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Ian Richmond

Sir Ian Archibald Richmond, (10 May 1902 – 5 October 1965) was a British archaeologist and academic.

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Iona

Iona (Ì Chaluim Chille) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland.

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Islay

Islay (Ìle) is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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James Dunbar-Nasmith

Sir James Duncan Dunbar-Nasmith, CBE, RIBA, PPRIAS, is a leading conservation architect from the UK.

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John Sinclair, 1st Baron Pentland

John Sinclair, 1st Baron Pentland, (7 July 1860 – 11 January 1925) was a Scottish Liberal Party politician, soldier, peer, administrator and Privy Councillor who served as the Secretary of Scotland from 1905 to 1912 and the Governor of Madras from 1912 to 1919.

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Jura, Scotland

Jura (Diùra) is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, adjacent to and to the north-east of Islay.

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Kenneth H. Jackson

Prof Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson CBE FRSE FSA DLitt (1 November 1909 – 20 February 1991) was an English linguist and a translator who specialised in the Celtic languages.

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Kenneth Steer

Kenneth Arthur Steer, CBE (12 November 191320 February 2007) was a British archaeologist and British Army officer.

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Kinross-shire

The County of Kinross is a historic county and registration county in eastern Scotland, administered as part of Perth and Kinross since 1930.

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Kintyre

Kintyre (Cinn Tìre) is a peninsula in western Scotland, in the southwest of Argyll and Bute.

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Kirkcudbrightshire

Kirkcudbrightshire, or the County of Kirkcudbright or the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area in the informal Galloway area of south-western Scotland.

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Lanarkshire

Lanarkshire, also called the County of Lanark (Siorrachd Lannraig, Lanrikshire) is a historic county in the central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Leslie Alcock

Leslie Alcock OBE FRSE (24 April 1925 – 6 June 2006) was Professor of Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, and one of the leading archaeologists of Early Mediaeval Britain.

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List of country houses in the United Kingdom

This is intended to be as full a list as possible of country houses, castles, palaces, other stately homes, and manor houses in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands; any architecturally notable building which has served as a residence for a significant family or a notable figure in history.

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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973

The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom that altered local government in Scotland on 16 May 1975.

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Lorne, Scotland

Lorne (or Lorn; Latharna) is an ancient province (medieval latin:provincia) in the west of Scotland, which is now a district in the Argyll and Bute council area.

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MacGibbon and Ross

David MacGibbon (2 April 1831 – 20 February 1902) and Thomas Ross (10 November 1839 – 4 December 1930) were Scottish architects.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Midlothian

Midlothian (Midlowden, Meadhan Lodainn) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, UK.

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Mull

Mull (Muile) is the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides (after Skye), off the west coast of Scotland in the council area of Argyll and Bute.

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National Collections of Scotland

The five National Collections of Scotland are overseen and funded by the Scottish Government.

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National Monuments Record of Scotland

The National Monuments Record of Scotland (NMRS) was the term used for the archive of the sites, monuments and buildings of Scotland's past maintained by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

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Non-departmental public body

In the United Kingdom, non-departmental public body (NDPB) is a classification applied by the Cabinet Office, Treasury, the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive to quangos (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations).

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Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland

The Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland (OCPAS) regulates and monitors the way in which ministerial appointments are made to the boards of public bodies in Scotland.

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.

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Orkney

Orkney (Orkneyjar), also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated off the north coast of Great Britain.

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Oronsay, Inner Hebrides

Oronsay (Scottish Gaelic: Orasaigh), also sometimes spelt and pronounced Oransay by the local community, is a small tidal island south of Colonsay in the Scottish Inner Hebrides with an area of.

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Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles (Na h-Eileanan Siar or Na h-Eileanan an Iar), Innse Gall ("islands of the strangers") or the Long Isle or the Long Island (An t-Eilean Fada), is an island chain off the west coast of mainland Scotland.

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Peeblesshire

Peeblesshire (Siorrachd nam Pùballan in Gaelic), the County of Peebles or Tweeddale is a historic county of Scotland.

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Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross (Pairth an Kinross, Peairt agus Ceann Rois) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland and a Lieutenancy Area.

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Perthshire

Perthshire (Siorrachd Pheairt), officially the County of Perth, is a historic county and registration county in central Scotland.

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Prehistory

Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.

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Public bodies of the Scottish Government

Public bodies of the Scottish Government are organisations that are funded by the Scottish Government.

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Reginald Fairlie

Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie LLD (7 March 1883 – 27 October 1952) was a Scottish architect.

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Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford

Robert Alexander Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford and 12th Earl of Balcarres, (born 5 March 1927), styled Lord Balniel between 1940 and 1975, is a Scottish hereditary peer and Conservative politician.

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Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar

Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar of Raith, (6 March 1860 – 30 March 1934) was a British politician who served as the sixth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1914 to 1920.

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Ross and Cromarty

Ross and Cromarty (Ros agus Cromba) is a variously defined area in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

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Roxburghshire

Roxburghshire or the County of Roxburgh is a historic county and registration county in the Southern Uplands of Scotland.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Commission

A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.

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Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts

The Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts (widely known as the Historical Manuscripts Commission, and abbreviated as the HMC to distinguish it from the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England), was a United Kingdom Royal Commission established in 1869 to survey and report on privately owned and privately held archival records of general historical interest.

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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW; Comisiwn Brenhinol Henebion Cymru), established in 1908, is a Welsh Government sponsored body concerned with the archaeological, architectural and historic environment of Wales.

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Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England

The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) was a government advisory body responsible for documenting buildings and monuments of archaeological, architectural and historical importance in England.

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Royal sign-manual

The royal sign-manual is the signature of the sovereign, by the affixing of which the monarch expresses his or her pleasure either by order, commission, or warrant.

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Scottish castles

Scottish castles are buildings that combine fortifications and residence, built within the borders of modern Scotland.

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Scottish Civic Trust

The Scottish Civic Trust is a registered charity.

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Scottish Government

The Scottish Government (Riaghaltas na h-Alba; Scots Govrenment) is the executive of the devolved Scottish Parliament.

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Scottish Natural Heritage

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH; Dualchas Nàdair na h-Alba) is the Scottish public body responsible for the country's natural heritage, especially its natural, genetic and scenic diversity.

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Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament (Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland.

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Scran

Scran is a Scottish online resource for educational use by the public, schools, further education and higher education.

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Secretary of State for Scotland

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Scotland (Rùnaire Stàite na h-Alba, Secretar o State for Scotland) is the principal minister of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland representing Scotland.

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Selkirkshire

Selkirkshire or the County of Selkirk (Siorrachd Shalcraig) is a historic county and registration county of Scotland.

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Shetland

Shetland (Old Norse: Hjaltland), also called the Shetland Islands, is a subarctic archipelago of Scotland that lies northeast of Great Britain.

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Sir Herbert Maxwell, 7th Baronet

The Rt.

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Sir Iain Colquhoun, 7th Baronet

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Iain Colquhoun, 7th Baronet, KT, DSO & Bar, FRSE (20 June 1887 – 12 November 1948) was a British Army officer during the First World War, a Scottish baronet, a grandfather of an Irish earl and a great-grandfather of a Scottish duke.

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Sir John Stirling-Maxwell, 10th Baronet

Sir John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell, 10th Baronet, of Pollok, KT DL FRSE HRSA HRIBA HRWS HRSW LLD (6 June 1866 – 30 May 1956) was a Scottish Tory politician and philanthropist.

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Skye

Skye, or the Isle of Skye (An t-Eilean Sgitheanach or Eilean a' Cheò), is the largest and northernmost of the major islands in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Small Isles

The Small Isles (Na h-Eileanan Tarsainn) are a small archipelago of islands in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland.

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Stewartry

Stewartry is a committee area in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

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Stirlingshire

Stirlingshire or the County of Stirling (Coontie o Stirlin, Siorrachd Sruighlea) is a historic county and registration countyRegisters of Scotland.

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Stuart Piggott

Stuart Ernest Piggott,, FRSE FSA Scot (28 May 1910 – 23 September 1996) was a British archaeologist, best known for his work on prehistoric Wessex.

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Sutherland

Sutherland is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area in the Highlands of Scotland.

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Tiree

Tiree (Tiriodh) is the most westerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

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V. Gordon Childe

Vere Gordon Childe (14 April 1892 – 19 October 1957), better known as V. Gordon Childe, was an Australian archaeologist and philologist who specialized in the study of European prehistory.

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Vivian Hunter Galbraith

Vivian Hunter Galbraith, FBA (15 December 1889 – 25 November 1976) was an English historian, fellow of the British Academy and Oxford Regius Professor of Modern History.

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W. Douglas Simpson

William Douglas Simpson CBE (2 August 1896 – 9 October 1968) was a Scottish academic and writer who focused on the study of medieval architecture and archaeology.

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West Lothian

West Lothian (Wast Lowden, Lodainn an Iar) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and one of its historic counties.

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Wigtownshire

Wigtownshire or the County of Wigtown is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area in south-west Scotland.

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William Croft Dickinson

William Croft Dickinson, CBE (28 August 1897 – May 1963) was an English historian, a leading expert in the history of early modern Scotland and an author of both children's fiction and adult ghost stories.

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William Cullen, Baron Cullen of Whitekirk

William Douglas Cullen, Baron Cullen of Whitekirk, (born 18 November 1935) is a former senior member of the Scottish judiciary.

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William Kerr Fraser

Sir William Kerr Fraser (born 18 May 1929) is a retired British civil servant, who served as Permanent Secretary at the Scottish Office, and as Principal and later Chancellor of the University of Glasgow.

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William Mackay Mackenzie

William Mackay Mackenzie (1871–1952) was a Scottish historian, archaeologist and writer, who was Secretary of the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland between 1913 and 1935, and also an expert on folk-lore.

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William Thomas Oldrieve

William Thomas Oldrieve (15 December 1853 – 12 January 1922) was an English architect and scholar primarily associated with public buildings in his role as Architect for Scotland within the Office of Works.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Ancient Monuments Board Scotland, Ancient Monuments Board for Scotland, RCAHMS, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments in Scotland, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Www.rcahms.gov.uk.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Commission_on_the_Ancient_and_Historical_Monuments_of_Scotland

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