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8 February 2008

Historic Scotland Walks On The Wild Side

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Guided tours lead by Historic Scotland’s expert guides are back by popular demand. The Orkney World Heritage Site Ranger Service are offering free guided walks around the Ring of Brodgar, a stunning circle of upright standing stones dating to the Neolithic period, situated just five miles north-east of Stenness.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13684

8 February 2008

Unravel The Riddles Of Medieval Masons

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Masons’ marks are among the most enigmatic features of Scotland’s medieval churches, castles and bridges. They were the symbolic signatures which master masons cut into the stone wherever they worked.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13686

31 January 2008

Specialist rock safety abseil team carries out operation in Holyrood park

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A team of specialist rockwork contractors is about to start on the next phase of Historic Scotland’s rock slope management programme in Holyrood Park. This involves trained specialists abseiling down the cliff face in the area known as Woodpecker’s Gully. They will clear stones that are loose and pin others that are at risk of becoming loose, reducing the potential for rock falls.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13329

21 January 2008

Edinburgh Castle opens new ticket office and launches official Edinburgh Castle website

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Visitors to Edinburgh Castle now have the choice to purchase their tickets from the comfort of their home on the new informative official Edinburgh Castle website, www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk or from the Castle’s new contemporary ticket office, designed by one of Scotland’s leading architectural practices.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13186

15 January 2008

Edinburgh Castle governor’s house was the birthplace of the modern map

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The Governor’s House at Edinburgh Castle has been identified by a leading historian as the possible birthplace of the modern map.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=9409

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