Acquisitions of the National Trust for Scotland


from 1931 to 2000


A brief history of the National Trust for Scotland


A list of properties acquired by the Trust between 1931 and 2000


A list of important and historic dates from 1927 to 1935


The following is  from the appendix of the superb book ' For the Benefit of the Nation - the National Trust for Scotland: the first 70 years' by Douglas Bremner. (ISBN 0-901625-69-8)
1931 Crookston Castle
1932 Bruce's Stone. Burg. Culross Palace including the Study. Souter Johnnie's Cottage.
1933 Glenluce Abbey Glebe
1934 Gladstone's Land. Calanais Blackhouse.
1935 Glencoe
1936 Balmerina Abbey. Black Hill. Caiy Stane. Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace. Castlehill, Dumbarton. Cunninghame Graham Memorial.
1937 Barrie's Birthplace. Glencoe and Dalness. Hamilton House. Mote of Mark and Rough Island, Rockcliffe. Culloden including Leanach Cottage.
1938 Bachelors' Club. Glenfinnan. Hugh Miller's Cottage. Antonine Wall. Provan Hall. Linlithgow Houses. Stenhouse Mansion.
1939 Strome Castle.
1941 Falls of Glomach.
1943 Bucinch and Ceardach. Culloden: King's Stables, Clan Graves, Memorial Cairn and Cumberland Stone.
1944 The Hermitage. House of the Binns. Kintail and Morvich. Linn of Tummel.
1945 Bannockburn. Corrieshalloch Gorge. Culzean Castle and Garden. Leith Hall and Garden. Clava Cairns.
1946 Balmacara Estate.
1947 Craigower. Pass of Killiecrankie. St.Mungo's Chapel, Culross. Boath Doocot.
1948 Threave House, Garden and Estate. Threave Castle.
1949 Hill of Travit Mansionhouse and Garden and Scotstarvit Tower. Parklea Farm.
1950 Ben Lawers. Dollar Glen and Castle Campbell. Preston Mill. Sailor's Walk.
1951 Crathes Castle Garden and Estate.
1952 Falkland Palace and Garden. Inverewe Garden. Pitmedden Garden. Provost Ross's House.
1953 Plewlands House.
1954 Dunkeld. Fair Isle. Weaver's Cottage. Balmacara. Lochalsh House and Woodland Garden.
1957 St.Kilda Archipelago. Kirkwynd Cottages. Glamis, acquired for the Angus Folk Collection.
1958 Brodick Castle, Garden and Goatfell. Stanley Hill, Dunkeld. Lamb's House.
1959 Inveresk Lodge Garden.
1962 Grey Mare's Tail. Phantassie Doocot, Preston Mill.
1963 Craigievar Castle. Macquarie Mausoleum. Abertarff House.
1965 Muckle Lands, Jubilee Path, Rockcliffe.
1966 5, 6 & 7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.
1967 Branklyn Garden, Torridon.
1968 Malleny Garden. Wester Alligin, Torridon.
1969 Auchenvin House. Rockcliffe. Preston Tower.
1970 Kellie Castle and Garden. Shieldaig Island.
1971 Rockcliffe coastline near the Merse.
1972 Achancon, Glencoe. Dob's Linn, Grey Mare's Tail.
1974 Pineapple. Priorwood Garden.
1975 Culross Town House. Angus Folk Collection, later renamed Museum.
1976 Castle Fraser and Garden. Drum Castle and Garden. Greenbank Garden.
1978 Haddo House. Cammo Estate. Craigievar fields.
1979 Isle of Iona except Abbey and sacred buildings.
1980 Brodie Castle. House of Dun. St.Abb's Head.
1981 Isle of Canna. Culloden (part). Venniehill. Dirleton Castle.
1982 The Hill House. Hutcheson's Hall. The Tenement House. Kippen Smiddy.
1984 Ben Lomond. Fyvie Castle. St.Abb's Head-Lumsdaine coastal strip.
1985 South Banks of the Rivers Tay and Braan. near Birnam.
1986 Robert Smail's Printing Works. Isle of Staffa. Town House, Falkland.
1988 Barry Mill. The Old Granary, Perth.
1989 Atholl Memorial Fountain, Dunkeld. Culloden, Field of the English.
1990 Rockcliffe coastline near the merse.
1991 Cameronians' Regimental Memorial. Murray Isles.
1992 Arduaine Garden. Moirlanich Longhouse. Wester Kittochside.
1993 Finavon Doocot. An Torr Woodland, Glencoe. Old Schoolhouse, Cottown. West Affrie. Land at Castle Fraser.
1994 Holmwood House. Blackpotts grazing, St.Abb's Head.
1995 Mar Lodge Estate.
1996 Alloa Tower. Harmony Garden. 26-31 Charlotte Square, head office, exhibition, retail and catering. Northgate House. Morenish, Ben Lawers.
1997 Broughton House and Garden. Balnain House. Beaton's Croft House. Newhailes. Kittochside, additional land for Museum of Scottish Country Life.
1998 Pollock House. Unst and Yell Estate, Shetland.
1999 The David Livingstone Centre.
2000 The islands of Mingulay, Berneray, Pabbay and Rosinish. 14 Ramsay Garden, Edinburgh.




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