Conservation News – Dryburgh House Lodge

SGLH recently issued a consultation response in relation to the modification of a planning condition associated with a proposal at Dryburgh House Lodge, Scottish Borders.  The site lies within the Dryburgh Abbey Inventory Garden and Designed Landscape.  You can read...

Conservation News – Craigengillan Stables

SGLH recently issued comments on a planning application at Craigengillan Stables, East Ayrshire.  The stables are located within the Craigengillan Inventory Garden and Designed Landscape.  You can download the full response letter we issued here.

Virtual Garden Visit – Vrtba Garden, Prague

Virtual Garden Visit – Vrtba Garden, Prague From a visit by SGLH member Lesley Cumming. Among all the glories that Prague has to offer this small but magnificent garden can easily be overlooked.  This stunning terraced Baroque Garden on the slope of Petřín Hill...

Virtual Garden Visit – The Alcazar, Seville

Virtual Garden Visit – The Alcazar, Seville From a visit by SGLH trustee Marilyn Brown Marilyn’s wonderful photographs show us The Alcazar, Seville, after their excavation and restoration.  Marilyn suggests that is difficult to convey a sense of the place...

Royal High School, Edinburgh

Royal High School, Edinburgh After five long years and SGLH’s objection to proposals for the change of use of and alterations to the former Royal High School Buildings and its Pavilions, now Category A-Listed, the welcome news arrived on 27 October that the Appeal by...

Whalebone Arches

Whalebone Arches Fife Council archaeologist Douglas Speirs is currently compiling a list of whalebone arches in Scotland, and has contacted me to ask whether SGLH members know of any examples in their local areas. There were once hundreds of these arches, created in...