Edinburgh World Heritage - House Histories


House Histories

Museum of Edinburgh

Listen as Sandra Marwick of Edinburgh Museums describes the changing fortunes of the building.

Download Podcast Part 1 (mp3 | 2.2MB)
Download Podcast Part 2 (mp3 | 2.4MB)

Riddle’s Court

Listen as Andrew Wright heritage consultant guides you through the hidden treasures of Riddle's Court.

Download Podcast Part 1 (mp3 | 1.7MB)
Download Podcast Part 2 (mp3 | 2.5MB)

Writer’s Museum

Listen as curator Elaine Grieg reveals the hidden secrets of the Writers' Museum.

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Assembly Rooms

Listen as architect Colin Ross introduces the fascinating history of the Assembly Rooms.

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No.5 Charlotte Square

Listen to Ian Gow, Chief Curator of the National Trust for Scotland, explain the genius of Adam's design and the lifestyles of its Georgian residents.

Download Podcast Part 1 (mp3 | 2.7MB)
Download Podcast Part 2 (mp3 | 2MB)

Well Court

Listen as conservation architect Bob Heath tells the story of Well Court, from Victorian model housing through to its recent restoration.

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House Histories

Listen to the folk stories behind some of Edinburgh’s historic buildings, and hear from people who have discovered the fascinating history of their own homes...

Postcards from Edinburgh

A short film produced by local independent filmmakers Ewen and Alistair Meldrum to celebrate World Heritage Day 2007.

Stories in Stone

We have joined forces with Edinburgh City of Literature Trust to create a series of free podcasts celebrating the literary and built heritage of Scotland’s capital city.


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