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21 July 2008

New excavation at Neolithic Mystery site

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Historic Scotland organises further Orkney research. Archaeologists are returning to a mysterious Neolithic structure discovered last year at one of Orkney’s most important sites.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19721

17 July 2008

Unlocking the door on Stanley's store

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Historic Scotland’s newest visitor attraction, Stanley Mills, is hosting its first ever Object Store Open Day on Saturday 19 July. Tourists and locals to the visitor centre on this day will have the rare opportunity to view the artefact store, where there is a vast array of industrial machinery and objects that are not on permanent display.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19708

16 July 2008

Coll historic buildings recognised

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Coll’s Breachacha Castle has been recognised as nationally important by Historic Scotland, listing it at category A like it’s older counterpart. The two castles were studied as part of a recent survey of the island’s historic buildings.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19558

9 July 2008

Rowallan Castle summer tours

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A series of daily guided summer tours of Rowallan Old Castle will take place between 16 and 25 July. Set in rolling Ayrshire countryside this extraordinary Renaissance building was home to the Muirs, one of the area’s most influential families for more than 400 years.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19469

8 July 2008

Antonine Wall gains World Heritage status

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Linda Fabiani, MSP, Minister for Europe, External Affairs and Culture, today (Tuesday, 8 July) welcomed the decision by the World Heritage Committee to grant the Antonine Wall, the Roman frontier in Scotland, World Heritage Site status. The announcement, made in Quebec, grants Scotland its fifth World Heritage Site which is its first Roman Site. The Antonine Wall becomes part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site alongside Hadrian’s Wall and the German limes.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19307

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