“The tonnage of Scottish shipping bound for the Caribbean by [1813] was no less than 50 % greater than that to the European continent combined – and this was the key period of radical transformation in Scotland itself.”

There are many buildings and landscapes around Scotland that are being recognised for their links to the Transatlantic slave trade and Empire. This is continuing to expand as further research is carried out. We have included just a small selection to show how widespread this conversation sits – both in geography and types of built heritage – within Scotland’s built environment.

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