As it’s World Book Day, we thought we’d highlight some great reads on the history of Stirling.
Old Stirling by Elspeth King
This book is full of fascinating old photographs of Stirling and was written by Dr Elspeth King the former curator of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum. It’s available for purchase from The Smith’s shop, online, from all good bookshops.
The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum and its collections by Elspeth King and Michael McGinnes.
Highlighting objects from their collection and telling their stories, this book covers everything from Stirling’s industrial past, to suffrage activity in the city. It can be purchased at The Smith’s Shop.
Stirling Castle, Argyll’s Lodging and Mar’s Wark Guidebook
Produced by Historic Environment Scotland this great guidebook gives you an overview of 3 of Stirling’s oldest and most important buildings. It can be picked up in the Castle shop, or you can order it online here.
Stirling and Central Scotland: The Buildings of Scotland by John Gifford
This tome is for all the architecture nerds out there; in it you’ll find information on every building in the area of architectural importance, we keep one n our office as it’s such a useful reference book. Available online and from all good bookshops.