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21 November 2007

Castle Roof With A Secret Past

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The sturdy and impressive north range of Newark Castle has held the worst of Scottish weather at bay for over 400 years. But archaeologists suspect its roof timbers may come from an even earlier building.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17092

19 November 2007

Rare Dallas Dhu go on sale

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This year, Historic Scotland is offering the perfect Christmas gift for whisky lovers with two Dallas Dhu single malts. But anyone who wants them will have to be quick as they are limited editions which are expected to be highly sought after by collectors.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17252

16 November 2007

Lend A Hand At Linlithgow Peel

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Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service is inviting volunteers to come along this Sunday, 18 November 2007 and help out with its important work around the Peel, the Royal Park beside the magnificent Linlithgow Palace. The volunteers, who must be 16 or over, will be getting involved in a range of tasks such path building, grassland work and hedge and tree planting.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17253

12 November 2007

Traditional skills qualification launched

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Culture Minister Linda Fabiani MSP today launched the first qualification in masonry conservation in Scotland. Speaking at Trades Hall in Glasgow, Ms Fabiani said: “Scotland’s architecture plays a vital role in our identity, culture and heritage and it is imperative that we maintain it. To do this we have to make sure that the people working on our built heritage are appropriately trained and qualified”.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18910

7 November 2007

Auchindoun Castle Reopens To Public

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The medieval hill-top fortress near Dufftown, in Moray, was closed in the 1960s due to the danger from falling masonry. In the 1980s, the gaps in the curtain wall were blocked to provide more of a physical barrier to access. The reopening means people are able to explore the castle at their leisure.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17254

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