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31 July 2007

Traquair mural restoration launched on film

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The legacy of one of Scotland’s most admired artists is assured as her work forms the centrepiece of new traditional skills training. Phoebe Anna Traquair was a leading contributor to the Arts and Crafts Movement and the multi-million pound restoration of her murals attracted interest from around the world.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=19065

24 July 2007

Pioneering Scottish architect recognised by Historic Scotland

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Three striking buildings have been given statutory protection following a review of the work of Scottish modernist architect Peter Womersley. High Sunderland, the Rig and the Garlton unit at Hermandflat Hospital have all been listed by Historic Scotland in recognition of their regional and national importance.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=19008

18 July 2007

Birds of a feather at Linlithgow

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If you have ever marvelled at the grace and beauty of birds of prey, or fancied finding out about falconry, then make sure you keep this Sunday free for a fascinating event at Linlithgow Palace.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17485

16 July 2007

Branching Out

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Lovers of trees are in for a treat at two of the finest heritage sites in the Lothians. Dirleton Castle, near North Berwick, one of the oldest surviving castles in Scotland, and Seton Collegiate Church, an attractive ecclesiastical building near Cockenzie, both boast beautiful gardens and grounds planted with a rich variety of historic trees. This July and August, a series of special guided tours has been arranged to give visitors an opportunity to learn about the arboricultural heritage of both of these fascinating sites, their practical uses and associated folklore.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17308

13 July 2007

Gassing About Biggar

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Before the days of North Sea gas, Scotland relied on a network of small gas works throughout the country to bring light to millions of homes. An important part of our industrial and social heritage, these vital facilities used to be familiar sights in Scottish towns. Nowadays they have all but disappeared.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17310

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