Community Cultural Heritage

Historic Environment Scotland

What is the project?

A series of events, talks and training aimed at raising awareness and informing the wider community of the potential of research into the rich history, archaeology and architecture of the area.

What will the project achieve?

  • Survey plans and photographic records of lost sites in the area to be stored in a local archive. Copies of plans and photographs to be posted on the Historic Environment Scotland Canmore database for web access. Documentary research extracted from other archives to be made available at the local archive – Tomintoul Discovery Centre.
  • Interpretation of the results of field and desk research to be used in the interpretation at Tomintoul Discovery Centre.
  • Events and training days held.

What has been done so far?

  • A series of training days have been held recording the remains of Knock Steading and the lost settlements of Croughly.
  • A photographic record of buildings in Tomintoul has been collected.
  • Training sessions on maps and archives and GIS have been completed.
  • A range of talks have been given on the history of Tomintoul, how to take photographic records of buildings, historic graffiti.