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Looking at Linlithgow

Looking at Linlithgow

Linlithgow Civic Trust is preparing to launch its latest book tracing how artists over the centuries have been inspired by the history and appearance of the royal burgh.

This highly professional book, well researched, beautifully illustrated and fully annotated is due for release in November.

The book is designed for residents of Linlithgow and for visitors to see the varied ways the town has appeared in art in its broadest sense including work by painters, cartographers, sculptors, textile artists and so on.

Trust members and all interested residents in the town of Linlithgow are invited to order pre-publication copies.

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Linlithgow - Architecture and History of a Scottish Royal Burgh

arch hist sLinlithgow Civic Trust has published a generously illustrated 64-page book, based on the Architectural and Historical Guide first published by the Trust in 1974, but completely revised and greatly expanded.

The book contains around 170 photographs, plans and other illustrations, mostly in colour and never previously published, giving a comprehensive account of the architecture and history of Linlithgow.  It has been produced to a highly professional standard, with full annotations to each photograph, an original historical overview, and an index.

This publication is available from local bookshops for £8 or by mail order for £10.50, including post and packing.  Send a cheque for £10.50, payable to Linlithgow Civic Trust, to Jean Long, 14 Friars Way, Linlithgow, West Lothian EH49 6AX.  Purchase This Publication On-Line.

Walks around Linlithgow

walks coverThis book has been significantly revised with four new walks included. The revised edition was published in 2014 with the support of Scottish Natural Heritage and revised content with the help of Linlithgow Ramblers.

"Walks around Linlithgow is an attractive and absorbing book providing many interesting snippets of information on local history and wildlife along the 29 walks.  Scottish Natural Heritage welcomes its launch and we are glad to support a book that aims to encourage more people to enjoy the outdoors.” said Neville Makan, Area Officer, SNH.

Walks around Linlithgow retails at £7.00 - and ideal gift!  Members can order their copy by sending a cheque for £7, payable to "Linlithgow Civic Trust" to Jean Long, 14 Friars Way, Linlithgow, West Lothian EH49 6AX.  This Member's Special Offer price includes delivery. Purchase This Publication On-Line.

Street Names of Linlithgow and Linlithgow Bridge

An illustrated booklet with the origins of most of Linlithgow's street names. Available from local outlets for £2.

Bruce Jamieson has kindly given permission for personal viewing of the illustrations.  Click on a thumbnail image below to see it full size.


Linlithgow Street Plan

Ronald P A Smith's excellent Street Plan of Linlithgow is now available from Linlithgow Civic Trust and local outlets for £2 per copy.

LCT Publications & Other Items for Sale

streets sThe Trust has produced a variety of booklets and Linlithgow souvenirs including:

  • Linlithgow - Architecture & History of a Scottish Royal Burgh (see above) - £8 (Mail Order: £10.50)
  • Linlithgow Old and New £12.00 (available from local retail outlets only; see below)
  • Walks around Linlithgow £7.00 (Including delivery to LCT Members)
  • Linlithgow Street Plan - £2
  • Street Names of Linlithgow and Linlithgow Bridge - £2
  • A particularly attractive tea towel - £6
  • A poster featuring line drawings of the town's main antiquities and historical features - £1 (Reduced to clear)

These are all available from local retail outlets, including Far from the Madding Crowd, A Wee Mindin', Linlithgow Burgh Halls, Linlithgow Museum at Annet House and the Linlithgow Post Office. In case of difficulty, they can be purchased direct from the Linlithgow Civic Trust - please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. requesting an order form or send your order, with full payment by cheque made out to "Linlithgow Civic Trust", to Jean Long, 14 Friars Way, Linlithgow, West Lothian EH49 6AX. Purchase This Publication On-Line.

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