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HES Archives

Historic Environment Scotland

Approx. 50,000 sheets. One set of current OS 1:10,000 maps annotated to accompany a computerised database of architectural and archaeological sites in Scotland. One set of current OS 1:2,500 and 1:1,250, together with one set of County Series 1:10,560 maps annotated with field survey information. One set of OS 1:10,560 1st edition maps of Scotland. OS 1:63,360 1st edition for Scotland (incomplete), and mixed Popular and later editions. Current OS 1:50,000. Photocopy of Roy's map of Scotland (1747-55).

Microfilm copies of the OS 1:10,560 1st edition of Scotland, and of the Name Books which accompanied them (originals in the Scottish Record Office). National Air Survey photographs for Scotland, and OS enlarged air photographs (1:2,500 scale).


John Sinclair House, 16 Bernard Terrace EDINBURGH EH8 9NX

Main contact

Telephone number

0131 662 1456 (not direct)

E-mail address
Opening hours

Tues-Fri 0930-1700. Closed on some public holidays.


Prior appointment desirable.


Microfilm copies of some maps available. Photocopier in Reference Library.


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