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15 February 2010

Castle restoration register expansion

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Five new entries have been added to Historic Scotland’s Scottish Castle’s Initiative register to assist their owners in any plans to restore them from their current state. The register contains the details of protected castles and tower houses that the Scottish Government’s historic environment agency believes could be sympathetically repaired without compromising their national importance.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26741

13 February 2010

One and only chance to view the magnificant new Stirling Heads

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Minister welcomes Stirling Castle show of great craftmanship. A one-off exhibition giving a close-up view of the 37 replica Stirling Heads which will be used to recreate a lost Renaissance royal palace ceiling has been welcomed by Fiona Hyslop, Minister for Culture and External Affairs.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26676

10 February 2010

Wine and Dine your Valentine in style at Edinburgh Castle

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This Sunday, 14th February, why not impress your loved one by treating them to a romantic Valentine’s Day lunch in the splendid surroundings of Edinburgh Castle? The special Valentine’s Wine and Dine experience has been designed with lovers of fabulous food in mind. It offers a four-course meal featuring a superb selection of top-quality, locally-sourced produce - and each course is complemented by carefully chosen fine wines. At only 49 per person, including admission to Edinburgh Castle, the Valentine’s Wine and Dine lunch offers great value and an opportunity for you and your Valentine to explore all of the wonderful highlights of Scotland’s best-loved castle for free.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26659

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/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/news_article.htm?articleid=26580

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