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'All categories', published between January 2001 and January 2099

14 February 2008

Pictish Treasures In Capital For TLC

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The latest laser technology has been used to record and conserve one of the finest collections of Pictish carved stones. Historic Scotland has been carrying out a major care and conservation programme on the St Vigeans Stones during a major upgrade of their museum, near Arbroath.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13801

8 February 2008

Stepping Into The Past With Historic Scotland

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Visitors to Holyrood Park will have the chance to walk off their winter blues in a new free event organised by the expert Ranger Service. At Active Archaeology Ranger Nathan Bryceland will be sharing his knowledge on some key aspects of 2,000 years of Holyrood Park’s archaeology during a private guided tour.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13681

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

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