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27 January 2010

Rosslyn Chapel in 3D

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Culture Minister, Fiona Hyslop today released cutting edge, 3D digital images of historical Rosslyn Chapel. The laser scanning captures Rosslyn Chapel from all angles.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=26622

25 January 2010

Stirling's cosmopolitan court revealed

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New research has revealed the cosmopolitan character of the Renaissance Scottish court, including what may be the first clear record of Africans at the royal palace in Stirling. Freelance historian, John Harrison, has been investigating original documents as part of Historic Scotland’s £12 million project to return the royal palace within the walls of Stirling Castle to how it may have looked in the mid-16th century. The palace will reopen to the public in 2011 as a major new Scottish visitor experience.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=26580

22 January 2010

UK to put forward 'fewer and fitter' places for future UNESCO World Heritage Site designation

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A competition to find more cultural and natural heritage places of global importance , which are fit to become future UK World Heritage Sites, was launched today by Culture Minister Margaret Hodge. In future the Government will put forward fewer sites for consideration by UNESCO, with a streamlined application system to help ensure success.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=26578

15 January 2010

Late medieval defences uncovered during tattoo works at Edinburgh Castle

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Late medieval walls and the foundations of what appears to be a military spur, which formed part of the outer defences at Edinburgh Castle, have been uncovered by archaeologists on the castle esplanade. The defences which date from at least the 16th century were discovered during the ongoing foundation works for the new tattoo stands.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=26409

7 January 2010

Historic Scotland and HLF grants bring New Year Cheer to Churches

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Five distinguished churches and one cathedral are to have urgent and essential repairs carried out thanks to a funding package announced today by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Scotland. From an exposed cliff side location to the urban inner city landscape, from Romanesque to Gothic Revival, each one is of important architectural merit and in need of attention.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=26385

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