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.

If you have some news that you would like to share with the SGLH community, why not send it through to info@sglh.org?

Conservation News: Bolfracks Estate Woodland Creation

Conservation News: Bolfracks Estate Woodland Creation

Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage were consulted on a Forestry Grant Scheme application which may impact on Bolfracks and Taymouth Castle designed landscapes, both of which are included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland by Historic...

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Eighteenth Century Scottish Studies Society

Eighteenth Century Scottish Studies Society

Book Proposal: The Eighteenth Century Scottish GardenChapter proposals are invited for The Eighteenth Century Scottish Garden, a projected volume in the ECSS Studies in Eighteenth-Century Scotland book series published by Bucknell University Press – see...

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Conservation News: Dumfries House

Conservation News: Dumfries House

SGLH were recently consulted by East Ayrshire Council on the proposed extension of a play area at Dumfries House.  You can read the full consultation response letter here.

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Conservation News: Culross Abbey House

Conservation News: Culross Abbey House

SGLH were recently consulted by Fife Council on the proposed change of use from former reservoir tank and erection of two storey extension to form dwelling house with associated vehicular access and parking to a former Reservoir North of Culross, Fife.  You can read...

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Virtual Garden Visit: Kinclaven Bluebell Wood

Virtual Garden Visit: Kinclaven Bluebell Wood

Kinclaven Bluebell Wood Formerly part of the policies of Ballathie House, Kinclaven Bluebell Wood was purchased by the Woodland Trust in 2017.  Planted on Court Hill, to the north of the village of Stanley in Perthshire, this comprises 125 acres of ancient oakwood,...

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Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn

Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn

Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn Branklyn in Bridgend, at the foot of Kinnoull Hill on the outskirts of Perth, is a garden best visited in springtime.  Created from an old orchard in the 1940s and 1950s by John and Dorothy Renton, it is packed with Himalayan and alpine...

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Virtual Garden Visit: Gibberd Garden, Harlow

Virtual Garden Visit: Gibberd Garden, Harlow

From a visit by SGLH member Marion ShawcrossFrederick Gibberd, the eminent mid C20 architect, was well aware of the relationships between buildings, landscapes and people. So, when in 1949, he was appointed to plan the New Town at Harlow, Essex, he commissioned...

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Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange

Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange

Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange A visit by Matthew Benians in 2014 The gardens at Biddulph Grange, Staffordshire are under the ownership of the National Trust.  They were laid out by James Bateman and represent the eclectic tastes of the owner and include a...

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East Dunbartonshire Proposed Local Development Plan 2

East Dunbartonshire Proposed Local Development Plan 2

SGLH recently issued a response to the public consultation in relation to the proposed East Dunbartonshire Local Development Plan 2. In our response we welcomed the proposed addition of Milngavie Reservoirs to the inventory of locally significant designed landscapes. ...

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Conservation News: Dumfries House

Conservation News: Dumfries House

East Ayrshire Council recently consulted SGLH with regard to proposals for to extend the temporary planning consent for the events marquee that is attached to Dumfries House.  You can read our full consultation response here.

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