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: 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: Ladykirk House

Conservation News: Ladykirk House

Conservation News: Ladykirk HouseLadykirk House is included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland compiled and maintained by Historic Environment Scotland and is therefore assessed as having National Significance. Ladykirk Inventory Garden...

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Conservation News: Corsehope Farm

Conservation News: Corsehope Farm

Conservation News: Corsehope FarmSGLH recently submitted a consultation response to a Felling Permission Application for clear-felling and thinning in compartments around Corsehope Farm, approximately 1km south of Borthwick Hall.  You can read our full response here....

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Conservation News: Dumfries House

Conservation News: Dumfries House

Conservation News: Dumfries HouseSGLH were recently consulted with regard to the erection of two semi-detached, double storey dwelling houses and erection of low-energy research development comprising of research labs, external research + innovation yard; offices,...

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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: 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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