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18 May 2007

Anything but boring

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When Historic Scotland embarked on a project to create a new visitor reception area at Edinburgh Castle last September, few could have predicted that it would unearth so much hidden history, adding yet more pieces to the castle’s complex historical jigsaw. With any project of this scale, it is customary to involve archaeologists from the outset and this procedure turned out to be vital at Edinburgh Castle as in February 2007, just four months after work on the project commenced, construction workers came across what was later found to be part of the 17th century frontal defences, deep beneath the entrance to the Castle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17478

18 May 2007

Do Your Fling At Doune!

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Next weekend the ever-popular annual Doune and Dunblane Fling – now in its 14th year – returns to Doune Castle for another action-packed day of fun for all the family.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17501

16 May 2007

Covenanters converge at Edzell

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This weekend, in the serene surroundings of Edzell Castle, one of the most beautiful historic properties in the North East, visitors can step back in time to one of the most turbulent times in Scotland’s history - the Civil War.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17496

16 May 2007

Archaeological find could shed light on Orkney's past

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Archaeologists have discovered what appears to be a subterranean Iron Age structure, known as a souterrain, in an Orkney field.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19000

15 May 2007

Rediscovering historic Edinburgh

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Historic Scotland inspectors are to visit the Holyrood Ward in Edinburgh to identify the city’s important buildings and to review existing listings. The team will visit locations in this ward looking for buildings that merit listing while giving a fresh appraisal to properties already on the list. This will ensure that area has the appropriate statutory protection.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19035

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