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The library

The Historic Scotland library
The Library exists primarily as a staff resource but will provide information to the general public upon request.

The subjects we cover include archaeology, architecture, history and related areas. Our collection contains books, journals, multimedia and electronic resources.

Appointments must be made in advance with a minimum of 24 hours notice.


  • Open access Library Catalogue
  • Internet Access
  • Literature searches
  • Reading and study area

Contact us

Historic Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8652