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Monument Type Thesaurus (Scotland)

Monument types relating to the archaeological and built heritage of Scotland.

General information
Vocabulary type: 
Available formats: 
SKOS (RDF); alphabetical (PDF); hierarchical (PDF)
Was vocabulary created as a course project: 
Scope and Usage

English. “The terminology also includes Scottish Gaelic translations [both preferred and non-preferred] for some terms.” Some scope notes in Scottish Gaelic are included.

Vocabulary characteristics
Type of display : 
Terms and Conditions
Available under the terms of the United Kingdom’s Open Government License. See
Import/download instructions : 

Download links for SKOS (RDF), alphabetical (PDF), and hierarchical (PDF) files are at Download links for individual RDF files in N-Triples, Turtle, JSON, and XML syntaxes are available at and

Vocabulary provider name: 
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)
Provider contact details: 

Contact RCAHMS at 0131 662 1456 or email Peter McKeague at Candidate terms may be submitted at An accompanying scope note is required; examples, additional comments, and references may also be submitted.