Discovering Scottish Architecture
Using numerous photographs and illustrations, this book surveys a range of Scottish architecture to the twentieth century. It is intended for the visitor to Scotland and student of Scottish history, as well as the Scots, native and expatriate, who value a unique culture and believe it worth preserving in an age of increasing mass uniformity.
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Prehistoric Roman and Celtic
Early medieval c 1070 toe 1300
Castellated c 1070toe 1500
Late Gothic c 1350 to c 1500
Renaissances 1500toe 1600
Burgh architecture c 1600 toe 1800
Eighteenthcentury classicism c 1680 toe 1830
Engineering and revivalism c 1800 toe 1900
The twentieth century
Abbey aisled angles apse arcade architect architecture baronial barrel vault Borders bridge building built buttresses Castle Cathedral ceilings central centre chamber chapel chapter house choir classical corbelled courtyard crow-stepped gables curtain wall dates decoration doorway dormers dry-stone wall Dumfries and Galloway early Gothic east Edinburgh eighteenth century enceinte entrance example facade Fife fifteenth fifteenth-century flanked floor fourteenth century gallery gatehouse Georgian Glasgow Gothic revival Grampian hall Highland House Lothian interior L-plan lancets late Gothic later Lothian machicolated massive medieval motte and bailey nave octagonal Orkney Palace Palladian parapet pedimented period piers pilasters porch Renaissance revival Robert Roman Romanesque roof rooms round arches round towers Royal Scotland Scottish seventeenth century side sixteenth century spire splendid St Andrews St Monans stair tower Stirling stone storeys Strathclyde Street style tall Tayside thirteenth-century timber tower house tracery transepts turrets vaulted west front William