Image: Union Street, Aberdeen from ajs43705 on flickr
Saving Britain's Past is available on iPlayer until mid-October - watch it here
Jonathan Meades, meanwhile, is a writer and broadcaster who doesn't seem to mind that he'll have most of his audience reaching for the dictionary at least once every two minutes. His new series Off-Kilter, a three-part tour around Scotland, starts off with Meades praising Aberdeen's "brand new" 300-year old granite buildings. The camerawork and music are an elegant complement to his laconic style.
Jonathan Meades: Off-Kilter will be available on iPlayer until 30th Sept - watch it here
And Kevin McCloud's Grand Tour continues on Channel 4, visiting Paris, Florence, Rome to trace the influence on UK architecture.
Available on 4oD