THEMATIC LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Last updated 21/01/17


Architecture and Building Construction


BOOKS, BOOKLETS, EDITIONS

  • Ed. Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Newsletters 1-3 (Dundee, 1975-7, reprinted 1981)

  • Ed. (with Fenton, A, and Walker, B), Building Construction in Scotland: some historical and regional aspects (Dundee, 1976)

  • Ed. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Inventory of Argyll, 5 (Edinburgh, 1984)

  • Ed. (with Oram, R D) Galloway: Land and Lordship (Edinburgh, 1991)

  • Ed. (with Riches, A C) Materials and Traditions in Scottish Building, Essays in Memory of Sonia Hackett (Edinburgh, 1992)

  • Ed. Recording Scotland's Historic Buildings (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, 1996)

  • Ed. ‘Social and Cultural’ section of McNeill, P G B, and MacQueen, H L (eds.), Atlas of Scottish History to 1707 (Edinburgh, 1996)

  • Ed. (with Shaw, John, and Storrier, Susan) Scotland’s Buildings (East Linton, 2003)

ARTICLES, ESSAYS

  • ‘Architecture: the Changing Needs of Society’ in Brown, J M (ed.), Scottish Society in the Fifteenth Century (London, 1977), 153-83

  • ‘Medieval Architecture and Rural Society in West Lothian’ in Morrison, A (ed.), Rural Settlement Studies, Some Recent Work (Glasgow, 1980), 46-56

  • ‘Architecture and Sculpture, Medieval’ in Daiches, D (ed.), A Companion to Scottish Culture (London, 1981), 11-14

  • ‘Stone Buildings with Timber Foundations: some unanswered questions’, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 114 (1984), 584-5

  • ‘Destruction, Damage and Decay: the collapse of Scottish medieval buildings’, ROSC Review of Scottish Culture, 2 (1986), 59-69

  • ‘Architecture and Society in Easter Ross before 1707’ in Baldwin, J R (ed.), Firthlands of Ross and Sutherland (Edinburgh, 1986), 98-132

  • ‘By Land and Sea in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland’, ROSC Review of Scottish Culture, 4 (1988), 25-43

  • ‘Kings, Nobles and Buildings of the Later Middle Ages: Scotland’ in Simpson, G G (ed.), Scotland and Scandinavia 800-1800 (Edinburgh, 1990), 60-72

  • ‘Destruction and Damage: a reassessment of the historical and architectural evidence’ in Macdougall, N A T (ed.), Scotland and War AD 79-1918 (Edinburgh, 1991), 24-35

  • ‘Medieval Buildings and Secular Lordship’ in Oram and Stell (eds), Galloway: Land and Lordship (Edinburgh, 1991), 145-59

  • ‘A Note on Medieval Timber Flooring and Roofing’ in Riches and Stell (eds), Materials and Traditions in Scottish Building, Essays in Memory of Sonia Hackett (Edinburgh, 1992), 75-80

  • ‘Towards an Atlas of Scottish Vernacular Building’ in Cheape, H (ed.), Tools and Traditions, Studies in European Ethnology presented to Alexander Fenton (Edinburgh, 1993), 159-66

  • ‘Buildings in Context’ in Stell, Shaw and Storrier (eds), Scotland’s Buildings (East Linton, 2003), 3-8

  • (with Richardson, Harriet) ‘Health and Welfare’, in Stell, Shaw and Storrier (eds.), Scotland’s Buildings (East Linton, 2003), 311-40

  • ‘Timber in Scottish historic buildings’, in Kleboe, Janet (ed.), Timber and the Built Environment Conference (Historic Scotland, Edinburgh, 2004), 19-26

  • ‘Unfinished Works’, History Scotland , vol. 5/2 (March/April, 2005), 14-21

  • ‘The Coastline of Scotland - Historical Introduction’, 6000 Miles (The Lighthouse, Glasgow, 2005), 74-83

  • ‘Shelter from the Elements’ in Storrier, Susan (ed.), Scotland’s Domestic Life (Edinburgh, 2006), 7-22

  • ‘Scotland and Europe 1400-1700: Some Architectural Links’, ROSC Review of Scottish Culture, 20 (2008), 1-14

  • ‘Timber’ in Jenkins, Moses (ed.), Building Scotland, Celebrating Scotland’s Traditional Building Materials (Historic Scotland, Edinburgh, 2010), 1-15

OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, National Monuments Record of Scotland Report 1966-71 (Edinburgh, 1972)

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, National Monuments Record Report 1972-4 (Edinburgh, 1975)

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Inventory of Argyll, 3 (Edinburgh, 1980)

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Inventory of Argyll, 7 (Edinburgh, 1992)

  • ‘Hamilton Palace: a virtual reconstruction’ (Virtual Hamilton Palace Trust, 2003, http://sites.scran.ac.uk/vhp/index.html)

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Breeze, D J (ed.), Studies in Scottish Antiquity presented to Stewart Cruden (Edinburgh, 1984) in The Innes Review, 36, No. 2 (1985), 104-5

  • Proudfoot, E V W (ed.), Our Vanishing Heritage, Forestry and Archaeology (Council for Scottish Archaeology Occasional Papers No. 2, 1989) in Northern Studies, 27 (1990), 77-9

  • Walker, F A, The Buildings of Scotland: Argyll and Bute (Harmondsworth, 2000) in The Antiquaries Journal, 81 (2001), 415-16

  • Cunningham, I C (ed.), The Nation Survey’d (East Linton, 2001) in History Scotland, 2/1 (January/February 2002), 50

  • Bath, Michael, Renaissance Decorative Painting in Scotland (Edinburgh, 2003) in The Antiquaries Journal, 84 (2004), 459-60

  • Gerrard, Christopher, Medieval Archaeology: understanding traditions and contemporary approaches (London and New York, 2003) in Scottish Archaeological Journal, 25/1 (2005), 95-6

  • Binding, Günther, Medieval Building Techniques (Stroud, 2004) in History Scotland, 5/6 (November/December 2005), 57-8

  • Glendinning, Miles, and MacKechnie, Aonghus, Scottish Architecture (London, 2004) in ROSC Review of Scottish Culture, 18 (2006), 182

  • Pallister, Marian, Lost Argyll, Argyll’s Lost Heritage (Edinburgh, 2005) in History Scotland, 8/1 (January/February 2008), 57-8

  • Cruft, Kitty et al., The Buildings of Scotland: Borders (New Haven and London, 2006) in The Burlington Magazine, CLI (March, 2009), 175-6

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Castles and Fortifications


BOOKS, BOOKLETS, EDITIONS

  • Ruthven Barracks, Badenoch (Historic Scotland, Edinburgh, 1983)

  • Dunstaffnage and the Castles of Argyll (Historic Scotland, Edinburgh, 1994)

  • Ed. Argyll Castles in the care of Historic Scotland (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland/Historic Scotland, 1997)

  • Ed. (with Oram, Richard D), Lordship and Architecture in Medieval and Renaissance Scotland (Edinburgh, 2005)

  • ‘Castle Tioram: a statement of cultural significance’ (Historic Scotland, 2006 at http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/index/news/indepth/castletioram/castletioram-documents.htm )

  • Orkney at War: Defending Scapa Flow, Volume 1, World War I (Kirkwall, 2011)

ARTICLES, ESSAYS

  • ‘Provisional List of Mottes in Scotland’, Château Gaillard, 5 (Caen, 1972), 179-84

  • ‘Highland Garrisons 1717-23: Bernera Barracks’, Post-Medieval Archaeology, 7 (1972), 20-30

  • ‘Mottes’ in McNeill, P, and Nicholson, R (eds), An Historical Atlas of Scotland c.400-c.1600 (St Andrews, 1975), 28-9

  • ‘At Home with the Redcoats’, The Weekend Scotsman (21 May, 1977), 5

  • ‘Late Medieval Defences in Scotland’ in Caldwell, D H (ed.), Scottish Weapons and Fortifications (Edinburgh, 1981), 21-54

  • ‘Castles and Towers in South-western Scotland: some recent surveys’, Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 3rd series, 57 (Dumfries, 1982), 65-77

  • ‘The Scottish Medieval Castle: Form, Function and "Evolution"’, Prospect, 14 (The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Edinburgh, August, 1982), 14-15

  • ‘Provisional List of Mottes in Scotland’ in Stringer, K J (ed.), Essays on the Nobility of Medieval Scotland (Edinburgh, 1985), 13-21

  • ‘The Scottish Medieval Castle: Form, Function and "Evolution"’, in Stringer, K J (ed.), Essays on the Nobility of Medieval Scotland (Edinburgh, 1985), 195-209

  • ‘Medieval Secular Architecture’, ‘Doune Castle’, ‘Dundonald Castle’ and ‘Bothwell Castle’ in Proceedings of the Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute in Glasgow, 1986, Archaeological Journal, 143 (1986), 6-7, 23-4, 45 and 50-2

  • ‘Castles in Context’, Scottish Local History, 8 (January 1986), 2-3

  • ‘Symbols of Our Violent Past’, The Sunday Mail Story of Scotland, 8, 214-17

  • ‘Castles and Towers in Fife and Angus’, in Proceedings of the Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute in St Andrews 1991, Archaeological Journal, 148 (1991), 13-15

  • (with Baillie, M G L) ‘The Great Hall and Roof of Darnaway Castle, Moray’, in Sellar, W D H (ed.), Moray: Province and People (Edinburgh, 1993), 163-86

  • ‘Mottes’, in McNeill, P G B, and MacQueen, H L (eds), Atlas of Scottish History to 1707 (Edinburgh, 1996), 430

  • (with Easton, D R) ‘RCAHMS and the Defence of Britain Project’, Monuments on Record, Annual Review 1998-9 (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, 1999), 44-6

  • ‘Foreword’ in Maxwell-Irving, A M T, The Border Towers: their History and Architecture - The West March (Dumfries, 2000), vii

  • ‘War-damaged castles: the evidence from medieval Scotland’, Château Gaillard, 19 (Caen, 2000), 275-85

  • ‘60 Years On – The Churchill Barriers Re-Visited’, ICE Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter, 106 (June 2005), 1-2

  • (with Oram, Richard D), ‘Foreword’ in Oram and Stell (eds) Lordship and Architecture in Medieval and Renaissance Scotland (Edinburgh, 2005), xix-xxi

  • ‘Europa Nostra Scientific Council Meeting, Sibiu, Romania, 3-8 September 2005’, The Castle Studies Group Journal, 19 (2006), 106-14

  • Extracts from ‘Castle Tioram: a statement of cultural significance’ in The Castle Studies Group Journal, 20 (2006-7), 265-81 at 275-81

  • ‘The View from the Author’s Window: Smoogro House and Scapa Flow in 1917 and 1939’ in J Storer Clouston, The Spy in Black (Kirkwall, 2007), 12-14

  • Extracts from ‘CSG 2007 Annual Conference - Castles of Lothian (Elphinstone Tower, Borthwick Castle, Roslin Castle)’ in The Castle Studies Group Journal, 21 (2007-8), 4-79 at 8-9, 30-2, 56-7, 62-4

  • ‘Ruin, Romance and Revival: Scottish Castles in the 19th Century’, Europa Nostra Scientific Bulletin, 61 (2007), 49-56

  • ‘Europa Nostra Scientific Council Meeting, Kilkenny, Ireland, 27 September - 2 October 2008’, The Castle Studies Group Journal, 22 (2008-9), 135-40

  • ‘Life in the Batteries, “they also serve who only stand and wait”, part 1: the background’, Living Orkney, 41 (April 2009), 41-3

  • ‘Life in the Batteries, “they also serve who only stand and wait”, part 2: the journal of Gunner F C Astles’, Living Orkney, 42 (May 2009), 24-7

  • ‘Life in the Batteries, “they also serve who only stand and wait”, part 2: domestic routines’, Living Orkney, 43 (June 2009), 22-5

  • ‘The Scottishness of Scottish Towers’, Europa Nostra Scientific Council Bulletin, 63 (2010), 57-68

  • ‘The Sites and Monuments of World Wars I and II’ in Ottaway, Patrick (ed.), Orkney, Proceedings of the Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute in 2009 (and supplement to the Archaeological Journal, vol. 166 (2009), 67-81

  • ‘Foundations of a Castle Culture: Pre-1603’ in Dakin, Audrey, Glendinning, Miles, and MacKechnie, Aonghus (eds), Scotland’s Castle Culture (Edinburgh, 2011), 3-34

  • ‘Scottish castellology and castellologists: a brief historical introduction’, Castellologica Bohemica, 12 (2010), 79-88

  • ‘Monumental Connections: Rhodes, The English Tongue, and Scotland, 1309-1522’, Europa Nostra Scientific Council Bulletin, 64 (2011), 177-90

  • ‘Success and Failure in Orkney’, FORT, 40 (2012), 87-104

  • (with John Guy) ‘The FSG Holderness Pilot Study, 1992’, Casemate, 100 (May 2014), 18-22

  • ‘Castle Tioram and the MacDonalds of Clanranald: a western seaboard castle in context’ in Richard D Oram (ed.), The Lordship of the Isles (Leiden, 2014), 271-96

  • 'Scottish “hall-houses”: the origins and development of a modern castellological concept’, The Castle Studies Group Journal, 28 (2014-15), 134-9

  • ‘Orkney’s legacy of the first world war’, Context, 137 (November 2014), 14-16

  • ‘Recording 20th-century wartime landscapes in Scotland: an introductory summary of progress’, available online at https://sites.eca.ed.ac.uk/docomomoiscul/publications/e-proceedings-6/

  • ‘Sector Operations Centre/Gun Operations Room (‘Black Building’), Kirkwall, Orkney 1944-2009’, Subterranea 38 (April 2015), 23-8

  • ‘Scapa Flow, Orkney’ in Catrina Appleby, Wayne Cocroft and John Schofield (eds), The Home Front in Britain 1914-18: An Archaeological Handbook (CBA Practical Handbook No 22, Council for British Archaeology, York, 2015), 110-11

  • ‘Recording Twentieth-century Wartime Landscapes in Scotland: a Summary of Progress’, FORT, 43 (2015), 104-10

  • (with David H Caldwell and the late Dennis J Turner) ‘Excavations at Achanduin Castle, Lismore, Argyll, 1970-5: findings and commentary’, Proc. Soc. Antiq. Scot., 145 (2015), 349-69

OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Scapa Flow, A Visitors Map and Guide (Kirkwall, 2005)

  • Davis, Philip, ‘The Round Tower at Barnard Castle and gendered space’, The Castle Studies Group Journal, 26 (2012-13), 282-4 at 284

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Meirion-Jones, G, et al. (eds.), The Seigneurial Residences in Western Europe AD.c.800-1600 (Oxford, 2002) in The Antiquaries Journal, 83 (2003), 504

  • Mills, Colin, The Nigel Tranter Bibliography (Shiskine, 2004) in History Scotland, 5/6 (November/December 2005), 58

  • Top Secret, The Second World War in Dumfries and Galloway (Dumfries, 2003) in
  • History Scotland, 5/6 (November/December 2005), 58

  • Liddiard, Robert, Castles in Context. Power, Symbolism and Landscape, 1066 to 1500 (Macclesfield, 2005), and Higham, N J, A Frontier Landscape: the North West in the Middle Ages (Macclesfield, 2004) in Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, Newsletter, 88 (May 2006), 14-15

  • Schroder, Virginia, Bloody Orkney?(Kirkwall, 2006) in History Scotland, 7/4 (July/August 2007), 54-5

  • Richard Oram (ed.), Tower Studies 1 & 2 (Donington, 2015), The Antiquaries Journal, 96 (2016), 458-9

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Ecclesiastical Architecture


BOOKS, BOOKLETS, EDITIONS

  • Tarbat Old Church, Portmahomack (Golspie, 1983)

  • Ed. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, World of Worship (Edinburgh, 1999)

ARTICLES, ESSAYS

  • ‘Importance of the parish kirk’, The Weekend Scotsman (20 August, 1977), 5

  • ‘Post-Reformation Period’ in Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, World of Worship (Edinburgh, 1999), 22-30

  • ‘Fortified Churches and Protected Places in Medieval Scotland: Some Problems of Definition’ in Europa Nostra Scientific Council Bulletin, 60 (2006), 79-86

  • ‘Extended Sanctuaries or Girths: a call to other researchers’, Church Archaeology, 10 (2006), 115-16

OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Stones, J A (ed.), Three Scottish Carmelite Friaries (Edinburgh, 1989), sections 9.3.2, 9.5.2 and 9.6.2

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Salter, M, The Old Parish Churches of Scotland (Malvern, 1994) in Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, 40 (1996), 143

  • Scotland’s Churches Scheme, Churches to Visit in Scotland 2002 (7th edition, Edinburgh, 2001) in Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland Magazine, 14 (Summer 2002), 34

  • Gaimster, David, and Gilchrist, Roberta (eds), The Archaeology of Reformation, 1480-1580 (Leeds, 2003) in The Antiquaries Journal, 84 (2004), 456-7

  • Fawcett, Richard, and Oram, Richard, Melrose Abbey (Stroud, 2004) in The Antiquaries Journal, 85 (2005), 423-4

  • Driscoll, S T, Excavations at Glasgow Cathedral 1988-97 (Leeds, 2002) in Church Archaeology, 7-9 (2003-5), 159-60

  • Fawcett, Richard, The Architecture of the Scottish Medieval Church (New Haven and London, 2011) in ROSC Review of Scottish Culture, 24 (2012), 143-4

  • Fawcett, Richard, The Architecture of the Scottish Medieval Church (New Haven and London, 2011) in History Scotland, 13/1 (January/February, 2013), 25

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History and Topography


BOOKS, BOOKLETS, EDITIONS

  • Exploring Scotland's Heritage, Dumfries and Galloway (Edinburgh, 1986)

  • Exploring Scotland's Heritage, Dumfries and Galloway (Edinburgh, 1996)

ARTICLES, ESSAYS

  • ‘Dumfriesshire and Galloway Observed: the Diaries of A O Curle 1911-13’, Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 3rd series, 58 (1983), 84-91

  • ‘The Balliol Family and the Great Cause of 1291-2’ in Stringer, K J (ed.), Essays on the Nobility of Medieval Scotland (Edinburgh, 1985), 150-65

  • ‘In Search of the Balliols: 1. England and Scotland’, Balliol College Annual Record 1998 (Oxford, 1998), 11-14

  • ‘In Search of the Balliols: 2. France’, Balliol College Annual Record 1999 (Oxford, 1999), 11-15

  • ‘Balliol family’, ‘buildings: 4. defensive and military’, ‘housing: 2. urban to c.1770’ in Lynch, M (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Scottish History (Oxford, 2001), 36-7, 57-8, 323-4

  • (with Stevenson, J B) ‘Tourism and Culture – the Role of RCAHMS’, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland Annual Review 2002-3 (Edinburgh, 2003), 72-7

  • ‘Balliol, Alexander de (d. 1310?)’ in Matthew, H C G, and Harrison, Brian (eds), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004), volume 3, 599-600; ‘Balliol, Bernard de (d. 1154x62)’, idem, 600-1; ‘Balliol, Bernard de (d. c.1190)’, idem, 601; ‘Balliol, Dervorguilla de (d. 1290)’, idem, 601-2; ‘Balliol, Henry de (d. 1246)’, idem, 605; ‘Balliol, John de (d. 1268)’, idem, 605-6; and ‘John (c.1248x50-1314), king of Scots’, in ibid., volume 30, 170-3

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Hewison, W S, Not Born to be Drowned: An Orkney Soldier in the Napoleonic Wars (Kirkwall, 2001) in History Scotland, 2/3 (May/June 2002), 56.

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Industrial and Engineering Works


BOOKS, BOOKLETS, EDITIONS

  • Ed. (with Fenton, A) Loads and Roads in Scotland and Beyond (Edinburgh, 1984)

  • (with Hay, G D) Bonawe Iron Furnace (Edinburgh, 1984 and later editions)

  • (with Hay, G D) Monuments of Industry (Edinburgh, 1986)

  • Ed. The Union Canal (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland Broadsheet 8, Edinburgh, 2002)

  • Ed. The Forth and Clyde Canal (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland Broadsheet 9, Edinburgh, 2002)

  • Ed. The Mallaig Railway, The West Highland Extension1897-1901 (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland Broadsheet 10, Edinburgh, 2002)

ARTICLES, ESSAYS

  • ‘Southerness Lighthouse’, Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 3rd series, 59 (1984), 64-9

  • (with Hay, G D) ‘Old Bridge, Bridge of Earn: a posthumous account’ in Fenton and Stell, Loads and Roads in Scotland and Beyond (Edinburgh, 1984), 92-104

  • ‘Concrete Celebrations: the Mallaig Railway’, Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland Magazine, No 15 (Winter 2002), 37

  • ‘Crinan Canal’ in Swain, Hedley, and Ottaway, Patrick (eds), Glasgow, the Antonine Wall and Argyll, Proceedings of the Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute in 2007 (and supplement to the Archaeological Journal, 164 (2007), 55-6

  • ‘55. Underground Oil Tanks, Lyness Base, Orkney’ and ‘56. Churchill Barriers, East Mainland-South Ronaldsay, Orkney’ in Paxton, Roland, and Shipway, James, Civil Engineering Heritage, Scotland Highlands and Islands (London, 2007), 241-6

  • ‘Kenneth McCrae’s memories of an engineering apprenticeship in Glasgow in the 1930s’, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building, 31 (2007-8), 77-88

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Donnachie, I A, The Industrial Archaeology of Galloway (Newton Abbot, 1971) in The Scottish Historical Review, 51 (1972), 221-2

  • Skempton, A W, et al. (eds), A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland, vol 1, 1500-1830 (London, 2002) in History Scotland, 3/6 (November/December 2003), 58

  • Skempton, A W, et al. (eds), A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland, vol 1, 1500-1830 (London, 2002) in Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, Newsletter, No.83 (Autumn 2004), 11

  • Ford, Christopher R, Dunkeld: Telford’s Finest Highland Bridge (Perth, 2004) in Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland Magazine, 19 (Spring 2006), 33-4

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Rural Buildings


BOOKS, BOOKLETS, EDITIONS

  • (with Omand, D) The Caithness Croft (Laidhay Preservation Trust, Dunbeath, 1976)

  • (with Walker, B) Programme and Building Notes, Vernacular Architecture Group Conference, Dundee, 1981

  • (with Maxwell, I) Programme and Building Notes, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group Conference, Dumfries 1983

  • (with Harman, M) Buildings of St Kilda (Edinburgh, 1988)

  • Ed. Scottish Farm Buildings Survey, 1 East Central Scotland (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland/ National Museums Scotland, 1998)

  • Ed. Scottish Farm Buildings Survey, 2 Orkney (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland/ National Museums Scotland, 1998)

  • Ed. St Kilda, Settlement and Structures on Hirta (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland Broadsheet No.4, 1998)

  • Ed. Scottish Farm Buildings Survey, 3 Sutherland (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland/ National Museums Scotland, 1999)


ARTICLES, ESSAYS

  • ‘Two Cruck-framed buildings in Dumfriesshire’, Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 3rd series, 49 (1972), 39-48

  • ‘Rural heritage ruined by agrarian reform’, The Weekend Scotsman, 23 July, 1977, 5

  • ‘Crucks in Scotland: a provisional list’ in Alcock, N W (ed.), Cruck Construction (Council for British Archaeology Research Report No. 42, London, 1981), 82-6

  • ‘Some Small Farms and Cottages in Latheron Parish, Caithness’ in Baldwin, J R (ed.), Caithness: A Cultural Crossroads (Edinburgh, 1982), 86-114

  • ‘Over Croy Farmhouse, Croy, Dunbartonshire’, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building, 7 (1981-2), 1-9

  • ‘Stair-outshots in West Fife’, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building, 7 (1981-2), 28-32

  • (with Beaton, E) ‘Local Building Traditions’ in Omand, D (ed.), The Ross and Cromarty Book (Golspie, 1984), 207-18

  • ‘Scottish Division', Traditional Homes (January 1990), 16-20

  • ‘Heart of Stone', Traditional Homes (February 1990), 35-9

  • ‘Crofts to Castles', Traditional Homes (March 1990), 14-18

  • ‘Minto House’, Transactions of the Hawick Archaeological Society 1990 (1991), 17-23

  • ‘Pre-Clearance settlement: evidence of standing buildings’ in Hingley, R (ed.), Medieval or Later Rural Settlement in Scotland, Management and Preservation (Edinburgh, 1993), 13-14

  • ‘Summing Up’ in Giles, C, and Wade Martins, S (eds), Recording Historic Farm Buildings, (Reading, 1994), 40-2

  • ‘The Study of Buildings’ in Buchanan, M (ed.), St Kilda, The Continuing Story of the Islands (Edinburgh, 1995), 24-38

  • ‘Swiss Cottage, Fochabers, Moray: a summary account’, SVBWG Vernacular Building, 29 (2005), 33-9

  • (with Brann, Jane, and Coombey, Nic) ‘Glenstocken, Gutcher’s Isle, Colvend’, Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 3rd series, 83 (2009), 91-104

OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Alcock, N W (ed.), A catalogue of cruck buildings (London, 1973)

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Meirion-Jones, G I, The Vernacular Architecture of Brittany (Edinburgh, 1982) in The Antiquaries Journal, 64, part 1 (1984), 186-7

  • Brunskill, R W, Traditional Buildings of Britain (1985) and Naismith, R J, Buildings of the Scottish Countryside (1985) in The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland Newsletter, 5 (Autumn 1985), 17-18

  • Beaton, E, Scotland’s Traditional Houses: From Cottage to Tower-House (Edinburgh, 1997), in Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building, 19 (1997), 47-8

  • Brunskill, R W, The Illustrated Handbook of Vernacular Architecture (London, 2000) in Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, Newsletter, 73 (Summer 2001), 11

  • Ian Tait, Shetland Vernacular Buildings 1600-1900 (Lerwick, 2012) in Vernacular Building, 38 (SVBWG, 2015), 128-32

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Urban Buildings


BOOKS, BOOKLETS, EDITIONS

  • Ed. (with Lynch, M, and Spearman, R M) The Scottish Medieval Town (Edinburgh, 1988)

  • Ed. (with Holdsworth, P E) Historic Dundee, the archaeological implications of development (Edinburgh, 1988)

  • Ed. (with Holdsworth, P E) Historic Glasgow, the archaeological implications of development (Edinburgh, 1991)

ARTICLES, ESSAYS

  • ‘Civic status in stone’, The Weekend Scotsman , 18 June, 1977, 5

  • ‘Anatomy of the tenement’, The Weekend Scotsman , 24 September, 1977, 5

  • ‘Scottish Burgh Houses 1560-1707’ in Simpson, A T, and Stevenson, S (eds), Town Houses and Structures in Medieval Scotland (Glasgow, 1980), 1-31

  • ‘The Earliest Tolbooths: a preliminary account’, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland , 111 (1980-1), 445-53

  • ‘Urban Buildings’ in Lynch, Spearman and Stell, The Scottish Medieval Town (Edinburgh, 1988), 60-80

  • ‘Recording Scotland’s urban buildings’ in Dennison, E P (ed.), Conservation and Change in Historic Towns, Research Directions for the Future , Council for British Archaeology Research Report 122 (York, 1999), 60-8

  • (with Schofield, John) ‘The built environment 1300-1540’ in Palliser, D M (ed.), The Cambridge Urban History of Britain , 1 600-1540 (Cambridge, 2000), 371-93

  • ‘Housing in the Two Towns’, in Dennison, E P, Ditchburn, D, and Lynch, M (eds), Aberdeen Before 1800, A New History (East Linton, 2002), 97-108

  • ‘Foreword’ in Alexander, Laurie, Minute by Minute: The Royal Burgh of Linlithgow, Extracts from the Town Council Minute Books 1739-1848 (Linlithgow Bridge, 2010), v-vi

  • (with Robin Tait) ‘Framework and form: burgage plots, street lines and domestic architecture in early urban Scotland’, Urban History, available online at http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9560258&fileId=S0963926814000789

  • (with Doreen Hunter, Catherine Brooks, David Caldwell, Mike Middleton et al) ‘Digging Linlithgow’s past: early urban archaeology on the High Street, 1966-1977’, Archaeology Reports Online (ARO), 16 (2015) available online at http://www.archaeologyreportsonline.com/publications.html

  • (with Robin Tait) ‘Framework and form: burgage plots, street lines and domestic architecture in early urban Scotland’, Urban History, 43, 1 (February 2016), 2-27

OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Simpson, G G (ed.), Scotland's Medieval Burghs: an archaeological heritage in danger (Edinburgh, 1972)

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Dundee on Record (Edinburgh, 1992)

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Tolbooths and Town-houses, Civic architecture in Scotland to 1833 (Edinburgh, 1996)

BOOK REVIEWS

  • (with Horsey, M G) Gordon, G, and Dicks, B (eds), Scottish Urban History (Aberdeen, 1983) in Planning History Bulletin , 5/2 (1983), 7-8

  • Cosh, M, Edinburgh, The Golden Age (Edinburgh, 2003) in The Antiquaries Journal , 83 (2003), 520

  • Alston, David, My Little Town of Cromarty: The History of a Northern Scottish Town (Edinburgh, 2006) in Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building , 31 (2007-8), 101-3

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Personal Notices


  • (with Steele, V M) ‘Leaves from Ian Smith's Notebooks’, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building , 19 (1995), 7-17

  • ‘Jane M S Durham 1924-1997’, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building , 19 (1997), 7-8

  • ‘Geoffrey Hay, 1922-2002’, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, Vernacular Building, 26 (2002), 44

  • ‘Dennis Turner on Coll: a personal reminiscence’, The Castle Studies Group Journal, 27 (2013-14), 338

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