Bibliography – Highland Retreats




Lord and Lady Aberdeen, We Twa; Reminiscences of Lord Aberdeen and Lady Aberdeen (1925) Vol 1

J. C. G. and I. M. Aberdeen & Temair, More Cracks With ‘We Twa’ (1929)

The Marchioness of Aberdeen, Musings of a Scottish Granny (1936)

An Autobiographical Chapter in the Life of Jane Maxwell, Duchess of Gordon (1864)

Clive Aslet, An Exuberant Catalogue of Dreams (2013)

Lesley Astaire, Roddy Martine, Living in the Highlands (2000)

Lesley Astaire, Roddy Martine, Living in Scotland (1988)

Rosemary Baird, Mistress of the House; Great Ladies and Grand Houses, 1670-1830 (2004)

Rosemary Baird, Goodwood: Art and Architecture, Sport and Family (2007)

J. Barron, The Northern Highlands in the Nineteenth Century (1907) Vol 1

Stephen Bending, Green Retreats; Women, Gardens and Eighteenth-Century Culture (2013)

Humphrey Bowman CMG, CBE, Middle East Window (1942)

Christina Byam Shaw, Pigeon Holes of Memory; the life and times of Dr John Mackenzie (1803-1886) (1988)

I. Donnachie and C. Whatley (eds.), The Manufacture of Scottish History (1992)

C. Bode and J. Labbe (eds.), Romantic Localities: Europe writes Place (2010)

Michael Brander, The Making of the Highlands (1980)

Antony Brett-James, General Graham (1959)

Kenneth Clark, Another Part of the Wood; A Self-Portrait (1975)

Robert Clyde, From Rebel to Hero; The Image of the Highlander, 1745-1830 (1995)

Auslan Cramb, Who Owns Scotland Now (1996)

James Crawford, Lesley Ferguson, Kristina Watson, Victorian Scotland (2010) Photographs with text

Bernard Darwin, Fifty Years of Country Life (1947)

David & Charles, The Highland Railway (1969)

Jill de Fresnes (ed.), Constance Astley’s Trip to New Zealand 1897-1898 (1997)

Gerard J. de Groot, Liberal Crusader: The Life of Sir Archibald Sinclair (1993)

T. M. Devine, Clanship to Crofters’ War: The Social Transformation of the Highlands (1994)

Charles Dickens (ed.), The Life of Charles James Mathews chiefly autobiographical with selections from his correspondence and speeches (1879) Vol 2

I. Donnachie and C. Whatley (eds.), The Manufacture of Scottish History (1992)

P. R. Drummond, Perthshire in Bygone Days (1897)

Robert Fairley (ed. and introduction), Jemima; The Paintings and Memoirs of a Victorian Lady (1988)

Raymond Eagle, Seton Gordon the life and times of a Highland gentleman (1991)

T. H. S. Escott, King Edward and his Court (1903)

Angus Fairrie, The Northern Meeting 1788-1988 (1988)

Lady Jean Fforde, Castles in the Air (1982)

Francois Louis Pierre Fouin, Glen Tanar; Valley of Echoes and Hidden Treasures (2010)

David Fraser (ed.), The Christian Watt Papers (1998) 2004 edition

Duncan Fraser, History of Guisachan (1990)

Michael Fry, Wild Scots (2005)

Michael Fry, A New Race of Men; Scotland 1815-1914 (2013)

Amy Gaimster, George Jack 1855-1931: Architect and Designer-Craftsman (2006)

Michael L. G. Gardner, The History of Finsbay Lodge, Harris: Life and Fishing on a Hebridean Isle (2008)

Philip Gaskell, Morvern Transformed; a Highland parish in the nineteenth century (1968)

Howard Gaskill (ed.), Ossian Revisited (1991)

John Gielgud, Gielgud on Gielgud (2000)

Olive M. Geddes, The Laird’s Kitchen (1994)

Kate Terry Gielgud, Kate Terry Gielgud; An Autobiography (1953)

R. P. Gillies, Memoirs of a Literary Veteran (1851)

Mark Girouard, The Return to Camelot; Chivalry and the English Gentleman (1981)

George Gordon, The Last Dukes of Gordon and their Consorts 1743-1864 (1980)

Henry Grey Graham, The Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century (1899)

Elizabeth Grant, The Highland Lady in Ireland; Journals 1840-50 (1991) Kinrara described on p.243-244

Dr I. F. Grant, Along a Highland Road (1980)

Roderick Grant, Strathalder (1978)

A. R. B. Haldane, New Ways Through the Glens (1962)

J. C. Jeremy Hobson and David S. D. Jones, Sporting Lodges (2013)

James Hunter, On the Other Side of Sorrow (1995) 2014 edition

John Hunter, The Small Isles (2016)

Gervas Huxley, Lady Elizabeth and the Grosvenors; Life in a Whig Family, 1822-1839 (1965)

Charles Jennings, Them and Us; The American Invasion of British High Society (2007)

E. Johnson, Sir Walter Scott: the great unknown (1970) Vol 1

David S. D. Jones, The Sporting Estates of the Outer Hebrides Past and Present (2008)

Stuart Kelly, Scott-land; The Man Who Invented a Nation (2010)

Lisbet Koerner and David Brian Dick, Corrour; A History of a Sporting Estate (1998)

Ronald Lockley and Winifred Bowman, The Lodge above the Waterfall (1987)

Dane Love, The Auld Inns of Scotland (1997)

Daniel MacCannell, Lost Deeside (2011)

Marshal Macdonald Duke of Tarentum, The French Macdonald (2007)

Osgood MacKenzie, A Hundred Years in the Highlands (1921)

Charles MacLean and Christopher Simon Sykes, Scottish Country (1992)

Dawn Macleod, Oasis of the North (1958)

John Macpherson, Royal Braemar; The Most Fashionable Health Resort in the British Isles (1913)

Meryl M. Marshall, Glen Feshie; The History and Archaeology of a Highland Glen (2005) 2013 edition

Roddy Martine, Reminiscences of Eishken (1989)

Cyril Matheson, The Life of Henry Dundas first Viscount Melville (1933)

Thomas H. Mawson, The Life and Work of an English Landscape Architect (1927)

Sir Herbert Maxwell, Scottish Gardens (1908) 1911 edition

Memoirs of Mr Matthias d’Amour (1836)

J. G. Millais, The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais (1899) 2 vols

Christian Miller, A Childhood in Scotland (1979)

Alistair Moffat, Britain’s Last Frontier; A Journey Along The Highland Line (2012)

George Scott Moncrieff (ed.), Scottish Country; Fifteen Essays by Scottish Authors (1935)

J. Mordaunt Crook, The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches (1999)

David Nasaw, Andrew Carnegie (2007)

Stana Nenadic, Lairds and Luxury; The Highland Gentry in Eighteenth-century Scotland (2007)

A. C. O’Dell and K. Walton, The Highlands and Islands of Scotland (1962)

C. Oman, Wizard of the North (1973)

W. Orr, Deer Forests, Landlords and Crofters (1982)

Marjorie Pentland, A Bonnie Fechter: The Life of Ishbel Marjoribanks, Marchioness of Aberdeen & Temair, G.B.E., LL.D., J.P., 1857-1939 (1952)

Justine Picardie, Chanel; the Legend and the Life (2010)

P. J. G. Ransom, Iron Road; The Railway in Scotland (2013)

James Reed, Sir Walter Scott: Landscape and Locality (1980)

Eric Richards, The Leviathan of Wealth (1973)

P. Rodgers (ed.), Memoir of Mr Matthias Damour (1834)

Constance Russell, Three Generations of Fascinating Women (1904) 1905 edition

Fiona Stafford, The Sublime Savage (1988)

Alastair Scott, Eccentric Wealth; The Bulloughs of Rum (2011)

Osbert Sitwell (ed.), Two Generations by Mrs Swinton (1940)

T. C. Smout and Sydney Wood, Scottish Voices (1990)

T. C. Smout and R. A. Lambert, Rothiemurchus, Nature and People on a Highland Estate 1500-2000 (1999)

Charles Tankerville, The Chillingham Wild Cattle, Reminiscences of Life in the Highlands (1891)

Alistair and Henrietta Tayler, Lord Fife and His Factor 1729-1809 (1925)

David Taylor, The Wild Black Region; Badenoch 1750-1800 (2016)

F. M. L. Thompson, The Rise of Respectable Society (1988)

Iain R. Thomson, Isolation Shepherd (1983)

Rachel Trethewey, Mistress of the Arts (2002)

Hugh Trevor-Roper, The Invention of Scotland (2008)

Joseph Frazier Wall, Skibo (2002)

Andy Wightman, The Poor Had No Lawyers (2010)

Nathaniel Parker Willis, Famous Persons and Famous Places (1854)

A. N. Wilson, A Life of Walter Scott; The Laird of Abbotsford (1980)

Peter Womack, Improvement and Romance; constructing the myth of the Highlands (1989)

Fenton Wyness, Royal Valley; the story of the Aberdeenshire Dee (1968)



Ian Brown (ed.), Literary Tourism The Trossachs And Walter Scott (2012)

Alastair J. Durie, Scotland for the Holidays; a History of Tourism in Scotland 1780-1939 (2003)

John Glendening, The High Road; Romantic Tourism, Scotland, and Literature, 1720-1820 (1997)

Betty Hagglund, Tourists and Travellers; women’s non-fictional writing about Scotland 1770-1830 (2010)

Katharine Haldane Grenier, Tourism and Identity in Scotland 1770-1914: creating Caledonia (2005)

Maurice Lindsay, The Discovery of Scotland (1964)

Denis Rixson, The Hebridean Traveller (2004)

Nicola J. Watson, The Literary Tourist: Readers and Places in Romantic and Victorian Britain (2006)



Anon, Lectures on the Mountains, or the Highlands and Highlanders as they were and as they are (first series, 1860) and Lectures on the Mountains; or the Highlands and the Highlanders of Strathspey and Badenoch (second series, 1860)

George and Peter Anderson, Guide to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland (1834)

Arthur à Beckett, Our Holidays in the Highlands (1875/6) Illustrations by Linley Sambourne

Cuthbert Bede, A Tour in Tartan-Land (1863)

Beriah Botfield, Journal of a tour Through the Highlands of Scotland during the Summer of 1829 (1830)

J. E. Bowman, The Highlands and Islands: A Nineteenth Century Tour (1826) 1986 edition, ed. Elaine M. E. Barry and Celia Miller. Tour done in 1825

Edmund Burt, Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to his Friend in London (1815 and 1822 editions) Vol 1

Lord Cockburn, Circuit Journeys (1888)

Rev. Charles Cordiner, Antiquities and Scenery of the North of Scotland in a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant Esq (1780)

Rev. Charles Cordiner, Remarkable Ruins and Romantic Prospects of North Britain (1788)

Daniel Defoe, A Tour Through The Whole Island of Great Britain (1724) 1991 abridged and edited edition

Alastair J. Durie, Travels in Scotland 1788-1881; A Selection from Contemporary Tourist Journals (2012)

M. Fergusson, Rambles in Skye, with a sketch of a trip to St Kilda (1885)

Thomas Garnett, Observations on a Tour through the Highlands (1798) Drawings by W. H. Watts

Sir Archibald Geikie, Scottish Reminiscences (1904)

William Gilpin, Observations, Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, Made in the Year 1776, on Several Parts of Great Britain; Particularly the Highlands of Scotland (1789) 2 vols

Thomas Gray, Thomas Gray—poems, letters, essays (1946)

Mrs Anne Grant of Laggan, Letters from the Mountains; Being the Real Correspondence of a Lady Between the Years 1773 and 1803 (1806) 3 vols

Elizabeth Grant of Rothiemurchus, Memoirs of a Highland Lady 1797-1827 (1898) 1998 edition

Rev. James Hall, Travels in Scotland (1807)

J. Marley Hay and Andrew Gibb, Scenery of the Dee (1884)

James Hogg, A Tour of the Highlands in 1803: A Series of Letters by James Hogg, The Ettrick Shepherd addressed to Sir Walter Scott, Bart. (1888)

J. Lettice, Letters on a Tour Through Various Parts of Scotland in the year 1792 (1794)

David MacBrayne Ltd., Summer Tours in the Western Highlands & Islands of Scotland (1910)

Alexander Inkson McConnochie, The Royal Dee (1898)

J. MacCulloch, The Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland 1811-1824 (1824) 4 vols

S. Margetson, Journey by Stages (1967)

Joseph Mitchell, Reminiscences of My Life in the Highlands (1883 & 1884) Vols 1 and 2

Mrs Sarah Murray of Kensington, A Companion and Useful Guide to the Beauties of Scotland (1799) Tour done in 1796

Thomas Pennant, A Tour in Scotland 1769 (1774)

Martin Rackwitz, Travels to Terra Incognita; the Scottish Highlands and Hebrides in early modern travellers’ accounts c. 1600-1800 (2007)

Arthur R B Robinson (ed.), Seeking the Scots; an English Woman’s Journey in 1807 (2006)

George Fennell Robson, Scenery of the Grampian Mountains (1819) 41 aquatints with descriptions by the artist

Tobias Smollett, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (1771) A fictional tour

Robert Somers, Letters from the Highlands or the Famine of 1847 (1848)

Sir John Stoddart, Remarks on the Local Scenery and Manners in Scotland during the years 1799 and 1800 (1799 & 1801) Vols 1 and 2

P. J. Toynbee and L. Whibley (ed.), The Correspondence of Thomas Gray (1971)



James Glass Bertram (writing as Ellangowan), Out of Door Sports in Scotland (1889)

Alma G. Breadalbane, The High Tops of Black Mount (1907)

J. M. Bulloch, Sporting Visitors to Badenoch (1931)

Lionel Edwards and Harold Frank Wallace, Hunting & Stalking The Deer (1927)

Patrick R. Chalmers (ed.), Mine Eyes to the Hills: An Anthology of the Highland Forest (1931)

John Colquhoun, The Moor and the Loch (1840)

Col. Henry Hope Crealock, Among the Red Deer; sketches from nature in the forest (1870) 1892 edition

Lt. Gen. H. Hope Crealock, Deer-Stalking in the Highlands of Scotland (1892)

Messrs Curtis, Henson and Wallace, The Illustrated Guide to the Shootings of Scotland (1905)

Ronald Eden, Going to the Moors (1979)

John Fletcher, Deer (2014)

John Fletcher, Gardens of Earthly Delight; The History of Deer Parks (2011)

Sir Hugh Fraser, Amid the High Hills (1923)

Frank Fraser Darling, A Herd of Red Deer (1937)

Alfred E. Gathorne Hardy, Autumns in Argyleshire with Rod and Gun (1900)

Alfred E. Gathorne Hardy, My Happy Hunting Grounds (1914)

John Gilbert, Hunting and Hunting Reserves in Medieval Scotland (1979)

Augustus Grimble, Deer Stalking and The Deer Forests of Scotland (1901) Two of Grimble’s books published as one volume with illustrations by Thorburn

Herbert Byng Hall, Highland Sports, and Highland Quarters (1847)

Robert Hall, The Highland Sportsman; A Compendious Sporting Guide to the Highlands of Scotland (1882)

Robert Hall, The Highland Sportsman and Tourist (with map and illustrations) (1885)

Robert Hall, The Scottish Sportsman and Tourist; A Complete Guide to Scotland, for the use of the Sportsman and Tourist (1888)

Duff Hart-Davis, Monarchs of the Glen; a History of Deerstalking in the Scottish Highlands (1978)

Duff Hart-Davis, Among the Deer (2011)

Max Hastings, Scattered Shots (1999)

Evander Maciver, Memoirs of a Highland Gentleman (1905)

Alexander Inkson McConnochie, The Deer and Deer Forests of Scotland; Historical, Descriptive, Sporting (1923)

Maureen M. Martin, The Mighty Scot; Nation, Gender, and the Nineteenth-Century Mystique of Sottish Masculinity (2009)

The Earl of Malmesbury, Memoirs of an Ex-Minister (1884) Vols 1 and 2

Parliamentary Papers (1828) (Viii, 333-438; internal pagination p.57-65), “Game Report 1828 from Report from the Select Committee of the House of Lords appointed to take into consideration the laws relating to game”

Stephen M. Pilkington, With a Gun to the Hill (1948)

Glyn Satterley, The Highland Game; Life on Scottish Sporting Estates (1992) Photographs with introduction by Michael Wigan

William Scrope, Days of Deer-Stalking in the Forest of Atholl (1847) 3rd edition

Hugo Smith, Thirty Years in Paradise (2012)

Osbert Sitwell, Left Hand, Right Hand (1949) 4 vols

John Sobieski and Charles Edward Stuart, Lays of the Deer Forest (1848) 2 vols

Sutherland Estates – descriptions of shootings and fishings with views of lodges etc in the County of Sutherland, property of the Duke of Sutherland (1905)

Col. Thomas Thornton, A Sporting tour through the northern parts of England and great part of the Highlands of Scotland; including Remarks on English and Scottish landscape and general observations on the state of Society and manners (with engravings from paintings by Mr Garrard) (1804)

James Watson Lyall, Sportsman’s and Tourist’s Guide to the Timetables Rivers Lochs Moors and Deer Forests of Scotland (1873)

Harold Frank Wallace (ed.), British Deer Heads: an illustrated record of the exhibition organised by Country Life June 26-July 10, 1913

David Webster, Scottish Highland Games (1959)

Charles Richard Weld, Two Months in the Highlands, Orcadia, and Skye (1860)

G. K. Whitehead, Hunting and Stalking Deer in Britain through the Ages (1980)

Michael Wigan, The Scottish Highland Estate; Preserving an Environment (1991)



Georgina Battiscombe, Queen Alexandra (1972)

Ivor Brown, Balmoral (1955)

Ronald W. Clark, Balmoral Queen Victoria’s Highland Home (1981)

David Duff (ed.), Queen Victoria’s Highland Journals (1980)

Richard J. Finlay, “Queen Victoria and the Cult of Scottish Monarchy” in Scottish History; the Power of the Past ed. J. Cowan and R. J. Finlay (2002)

Hermione Hobhouse, Prince Albert, His Life and Work (1983)

Kate Hubbard, Serving Victoria; Life in the Royal Household (2012)

Sir Thomas Dick Lauder Bt. of Fountainhall, Memorial of The Royal Progress in Scotland (1843)

Elizabeth Longford, Queen Victoria (1999) 2005 edition

Anne M. Lyden, A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography (2014)

Jonathan Marsden (ed.), Victoria & Albert, Art & Love (2010) Royal Collection exhibition catalogue

Delia Miller, Queen Victoria’s Life in the Scottish Highlands Depicted by her Watercolour Artists, (1985)

Theresa-Mary Morton, Royal Residences of the Victorian Era (1991) Royal Collection exhibition catalogue

Sir Frederick Ponsonby, Recollections of Three Reigns (1951)

Lady Augusta Stanley, Letters of Lady Augusta Stanley; a Young Lady at Court 1849-1863 (1927)

Queen Victoria, Queen Victoria in Scotland (1842)

Queen Victoria, Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands (1868)

Queen Victoria, More Leaves from the Journal of a Life in the Highlands (1884)

A. N. Wilson, Victoria (2014)



M. Airs (ed.), The Edwardian Great House (2001)

Clive Aslet, The Arts and Crafts Country House (2011)

Clive Aslet, The Edwardian Country House (2013)

Alan Calder, James MacLaren; Arts and Crafts Pioneer (2003)

Gordon Campbell, The Hermit in the Garden; From Imperial Rome to Ornamental Gnome (2013)

Annette Carruthers (ed.), The Scottish Home (1996)

Annette Carruthers, The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland (1913)

Robert Clow (ed.), Restoring Scotland’s Castles (2000)

Elizabeth Cumming, Hand, Heart and Soul; The Arts And Crafts Movement in Scotland (2006)

Audrey Dakin, Miles Glendinning and Aonghus Mackechnie (eds.), Scotland’s Castle Culture (2012)

Michael Davis, Scots Baronial; Mansions and Castle Restorations in the West of Scotland (1996)

Jill Franklin, The Gentleman’s Country House and its Plan 1835-1914 (1981)

Trevor Garnham, Melsetter House; William Richard Lethaby (1993)

Mark Girouard, The Victorian Country House (1971) 1979 edition

Miles Glendinning, Ranald MacInnes and Aonghus Mackechnie, A History of Scottish Architecture (1996)

Ian Gow, Scotland’s Lost Houses (2006)

Ian Gow, The Scottish Interior (1992)

Ian Gow, Scottish Houses and Gardens; from the Archives of Country Life (1997)

Henry-Russell Hitchcock, Early Victorian Architecture in Britain (1954)

Robert Kerr, The Gentleman’s House (1864)

Osbert Lancaster, Pillar to Post (1938)

Osbert Lancaster, Home Sweet Homes (1939)

J. C. Loudon, Cottage Farm and Villa Architecture (1833)

James Macaulay, The Gothic Revival 1745-1845 (1975)

Janet Myles, L. N. Cottingham (1787-1847); Architect of the Gothic Revival (1996)

John Plaw, Rural Architecture or designs for the simple cottage to the decorated villa (including some which have been executed) (1794) There is a 1785 edition at Yale

John Plaw, Sketches for Country Houses, Villas and Rural Dwellings (1800)

Alan Powers, Oliver Hill, Architect and Lover of Life, 1887-1968 (1989)

John Martin Robinson, The Latest Country Houses (1984)

John Martin Robinson, The Regency Country House (2005)

Alistair Rowan and Valerie Fiddes, Mr Bryce (1976) Exhibition catalogue

Ianthe and Malise Ruthven, The Scottish House (2000)

Peter Savage, Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers (1980)

J. J. Stevenson, House Architecture (1880)

Margaret Stewart, The Architectural, Landscape and Constitutional Plans of the Earl of Mar, 1700-32 (2016)

A. A. Tait, The Landscape Garden in Scotland, 1735-1835 (1980)

Peter Thornton, Authentic Decor; The Domestic Interior 1620-1920 (1984)

Peter Warren, Ardtornish House; The Architectural and Decorative Marbles and Granite (2012)

James Yorke, Lancaster House; London’s Greatest Town House (2001)


The Buildings of Scotland:

John Gifford, Highlands and Islands (1992)

John Gifford, Perth and Kinross (2007)

Joseph Sharples, David W. Walker and Matthew Woodworth, Aberdeenshire: South and Aberdeen (2015)

David W. Walker and Matthew Woodworth, Aberdeenshire: North and Moray (2015)

Frank Arneil Walker, Argyll and Bute (2000)


RIAS Illustrated Architectural Guides:

Elizabeth Beaton, Ross & Cromarty (1992)

Elizabeth Beaton, Sutherland (1995)

Elizabeth Beaton, Caithness (1996)

Leslie Burgher, Orkney (1991)

Jane Geddes, Deeside and the Mearns (2001)

Nick Haynes, Perth & Kinross (2000)

Charles McKean, The District of Moray (1987/ reprinted 1997)

Mary Miers, The Western Seaboard (2008)\

Ian Shepherd, Gordon (1994) Reprinted as: Aberdeenshire; Donside and Strathbogie (2006)

Frank Arneil Walker, Argyll and the Islands (2003)



Malcolm Andrews, The Search for the Picturesque (1990)

James Holloway and Lindsay Errington, The Discovery of Scotland (1978)

John M. Leighton, The Lakes of Scotland; A Series of Views (1832-34) Engravings by Joseph Swan

Anne Macleod, From An Antique Land; Visual Representations Of The Highlands And Islands 1700-1880 (2012)

C. S. Mann, Landseer Catalogue (1877)

John Morrison, Painting the Nation; identity and nationalism in Scottish painting 1800-1920 (2003)

Richard Ormond, Edwin Landseer: The Private Drawings (2009)

Richard Ormond, The Monarch of the Glen; Landseer in the Highlands (2005)

Richard Ormond, Sir Edwin Landseer (1981) Catalogue for exhibition in Philadelphia and London, 1981-82



Jeffrey Banks and Doria de la Chapelle, Tartan; Romancing the Plaid (2007)

Ian Brown (ed.), From Tartan to Tartanry; Scottish Culture, History and Myth (2012)

Hugh Cheape, Tartan; The Highland Habit (1995)

E. P. Harrison, Scottish Estate Tweeds (1995)

P. A. Morris A History of Taxidermy: Art, Science and Bad Taste (2010)



Samuel Abbott, Ardenmohr among the Hills (1876)

Mrs (Ethel) Alec-Tweedie, Wilton, Q.C., or Life in a Highland Shooting Box (1895)

Thomas Jeans, The Tommiebeg Shootings (1860)

Compton Mackenzie, Monarch of the Glen (1941)

Nancy Mitford, Highland Fling (1931)

Anthony Trollope, Phineas Finn (1869)

Anthony Trollope, The Duke’s Children (1880)



Hugh Cheape, “The Changing Image of the Highlands after 1745.” Unpublished paper delivered at the National Gallery of Scotland’s Benjamin West in Focus conference, 2005

Huon Mallalieu, Tigh Mor Trossachs. Unpublished article


National Library of Scotland

Katharine Jane Ellice’s albums and drawings, 1823-63 – 3 albums (MS 15170-15173) and box of loose drawings (MS 15174)

Glenquoich Visitors’ Book, 1846-1863 (Dep. 365)

Glenfeshie Game book, 1834-41 (MS 15152)

Janie Ellice’s Scrabble Book, 1838-1864 (Acc.13651/1)

Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, albums 1-6, 1801-31 (AAGM 8404-9)


Edinburgh Register House

Sir John Clerk, “Trip to the North of Scotland as far as Inverness in 1739” (ED GD 18/2110)



Articles published in Country Life magazine

Clive Aslet, “Melsetter House, Hoy” (August 13, 1981)

Clive Aslet, “Kinloch Castle, Isle of Rhum – I” (August 9, 1984)

Clive Aslet, “Kinloch Castle, Isle of Rhum – II” (August 16, 1984)

Clive Aslet, “Endsleigh Cottage, Devon” (February 9, 2006)

Marcus Binney, “Island Castle under threat; Kinloch Castle, Isle of Rum” (August 12, 2009)

John Cornforth, “Endsleigh House, Devon – I” (October 9, 1997)

John Cornforth, “Endsleigh House, Devon – II” (October 16, 1997)

John Cornforth, “Queen Victoria At Home; Illustrations from the Queen’s Souvenir Albums – I” (May 26, 1977)

John Cornforth, “Queen Victoria’s Holiday Houses; Illustrations from the Queen’s Souvenir Albums – II” (June 9, 1977)

John Goodall, “Stalking splendour; Invercauld House, Aberdeenshire” (March 13, 2013)

Simon Green,Kinlochmoidart House, Lochaber – I” (August 13, 1998)

Simon Green,Kinlochmoidart House, Lochaber – II” (August 20, 1998)

Christopher Hussey, “Endsleigh, Devon – I” (August 3, 1961)

Christopher Hussey, “Endsleigh, Devon – II” (August 10, 1961)

James Knox, “A Little Highland Magic” (October 28, 1993) (Estate tweeds)

Gwendollyn M. Lendrum, “Deer Stalking Long Ago” (July 18, 1936)

Mary Miers, “Dunderave, Argyll” (February 3, 2005)

Mary Miers, “Ardtornish, Morvern, Argyll” (January 5, 2006)

Mary Miers, “Corrour, Inverness-shire” (January 26, 2006)

Mary Miers, “How the Shooting Lodge Came to Be” (August 17, 2006)

Mary Miers, “Glenlyon House, Perthshire” (January 31, 2008)

Mary Miers, “A Unity of Arts; Ardkinglas, Argyll” (September 29, 2010)

Mary Miers, “Adam and the ‘sublime savage’” (December 28, 2011) (Balavil House, Inverness-shire)

Mary Miers, “A Highland paradise; Balmoral Castle, Scotland” (March 7, 2012)

Mary Miers, “Taming the Rough Bounds” (August 15, 2012) (Moidart, it’s houses and revival)

Mary Miers, “A border romance; Abbotsford, near Melrose, Roxburghshire” (August 3, 2013)

Mary Miers, “A Highland chateau; Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland, part I” (October 23, 2013)

Mary Miers, “Out of the ashes; Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland, part II” (October 30, 2013)

Mary Miers, “Scotching the myth” (August 6, 2014) (The history of tartan)

Mary Miers, “The man who mixed colours” (April 6, 2016) (Tom Helme and the history and redecoration of Carskiey, Kintyre)

Mary Miers, “This earthly paradise” (August 24, 2016) (Arisaig and the Arts and Crafts)

Mary Miers, “A Hebridean romance; Torosay Castle, Isle of Mull” (March 22, 2017)

Jeremy Musson, “Dougarie Lodge, Isle of Arran” (August 8, 1996)

A. H. Packe, “A Highland Sketch Book” (November 25, 1949)

A. H. Packe, “A Highland Visitors’ Book” (February 10, 1950)

Alan Powers, Cour, Kintyre” (August 13, 1992)

Alistair Rowan, “Taymouth Castle, Perthshire – I” (October 8, 1964)

Alistair Rowan, “Taymouth Castle, Perthshire – II” (October 15, 1964)

A. A. Tait, “Wild Landscape into Gardens; Evolution of a Scottish Style” (August 9, 1979)

Clive Wainwright, “Abbotsford House, Roxburghshire” (June 8, 1989)

Roger White, “Gothic wonders; Taymouth Castle, Perthshire” (January 9, 2013)

Giles Worsley, “Tales From Crummie-Toddie” (August 2, 1990)

Giles Worsley, “Ardverikie, Inverness-shire” (September 5, 1991)


Other periodicals/journals

“New Balmoral” in The Builder, 13 January, 1855

Beatrix Potter And Scotland (Beatrix Potter Studies XVI, 2015). Papers presented at The Beatrix Potter Society Conference, 2014

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