News

You can keep up to date here with all the latest news concerning SGLH. Reports on recent events, progress with our projects, planned meetings and lectures… you will find it all here.

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Conservation News: Blackwood, Dumfries and Galloway

Conservation News: Blackwood, Dumfries and Galloway

Conservation News: Blackwood, Dumfries and GallowaySGLH were recently consulted with regard to a felling license permission for the Blackwood estate, Dumfries and Galloway.  The garden and designed landscape, provides the setting for the Category A-Listed stables and...

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Conservation News: Culzean Long Term Forestry Plan

Conservation News: Culzean Long Term Forestry Plan

Conservation News: Culzean Long Term Forestry PlanSGLH were recently consulted with regard to the Long Term Forestry Plan (LTFP) for Culzean.  The area covered by the plan included some parts of the Culzean Castle Inventory Garden and Designed Landscape.  You can read...

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Conservation News: Rowallan Castle

Conservation News: Rowallan Castle

Conservation News: Rowallan Castle, East AyrshireSGLH recently submitted a consultation response to East Ayrshire Council in relation to a new amended proposal for erection of a house within the area of the Rowallan Castle Inventory Garden and Designed Landscape. We...

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Conservation News: Taymouth Castle

Conservation News: Taymouth Castle

Conservation News: Taymouth CastleSGLH were recently consulted by the Forestry Commission Scotland about a Management Plan for Drummond Hill.  The hill includes includes the western part of the Taymouth Castle garden and designed landscape (as included on the national...

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SGLH feature in the East Lothian Courier

SGLH feature in the East Lothian Courier

SGLH featured in an article 'Day in the life of a landscape historian at Newhailes House' recently included in the East Lothian Courier.  The article shared details of the session, organised as part of East Lothian Archaeology and Heritage Fortnight, where volunteers...

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Conservation News: Stonebyres

Conservation News: Stonebyres

Conservation News: Stonebyres, South LanarkshireSGLH recently submitted a consultation response to South Lanarkshire Council in relation to proposals for the formation of two house plots within the Stonebyres Designed Landscape.  You can read the full consultation...

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Florapedia – A Brief Compendium of Floral Lore

Florapedia – A Brief Compendium of Floral Lore

A book review by Marion Shawcross Many of us know that John Tradescant, the younger, introduced Virginia Spiderwort (tradescantia virginia) to British gardens in the mid 17 th century. The genus was named by Linnaeus, in honour of John and his father, John). Few of us...

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Bringing the Past to Life in the Newhailes Landscape

Bringing the Past to Life in the Newhailes Landscape

At the beginning of September we organized an event as part of the East Lothian Archaeology and Heritage Fortnight. We chose Newhailes as the site for this event where we joined by some 14 very keen participants who wanted to learn how to record and analyse historic...

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Virtual Visit: Royal Greenhouses Laeken

Virtual Visit: Royal Greenhouses Laeken

From Judy Riley, SGLH TrusteeWhile the glasshouses at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) remain closed, we thought you might enjoy a glimpse of some other glasshouses, in Brussels. The Royal Greenhouses, by Alphonse Balat, the mentor of Victor Horta, were...

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Conservation News: Carmichael

Conservation News: Carmichael

Conservation News: Carmichael SGLH recently responded to a consultation request from Scottish Forestry with regard to the Carmichael Estate, South Lanarkshire. The non-inventory designed landscape is shown on Roy’s Military Survey of circa 1755.  The plan shows it was...

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Conservation News: Loudoun Castle

Conservation News: Loudoun Castle

Conservation News: Loudoun Castle SGLH recently prepared a consultation response with regard to a proposed farmshop, cafe and tack shop with associated parking and external seating area, adjacent to the entrance to Loudoun Castle.  The Inventory garden and designed...

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Conservation News: Rockhall House

Conservation News: Rockhall House

Conservation News: Rockhall House SGLH were pleased to respond to a consultation request from Forestry Scotland with regard to a felling licence permission for an area within the non-Inventory designed landscape of Rockhall.  The non-Inventory designed landscape...

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