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: Dalmeny Estate

Conservation News: Dalmeny Estate

Scottish Forestry recently consulted SGLH with regard to proposals for proposed thinning operations as part of the ongoing woodland management at the Dalmeny Estate, an Inventory Garden and Designed Landscape.  You can read our full response here.

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Conservation News: Dumfries House, Cumnock

Conservation News: Dumfries House, Cumnock

East Ayrshire Council recently consulted SGLH with regard to proposals for partial removal of existing service shed and erection of new single storey printmaking studio, and installation of new air source heat pump at the Dumfries House Estate, Cumnock.  You can read...

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Daffodils :  A Scottish Connection

Daffodils : A Scottish Connection

Daffodils: A Scottish Connection An article by Sarah Barron Well, Spring is finally here and the weather improving by the day and as I look across my garden the daffodils are in full bloom, and for me they really are the first true Spring flowers. There are of course,...

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Conservation News – Dryburgh House Lodge

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...

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Conservation News: Craigengillan Stables

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.

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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 in Prague was created about 1720 by František...

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Virtual Garden Visit – The Alcazar, Seville

Virtual Garden Visit – The Alcazar, Seville

From a visit by SGLH trustee Marilyn BrownMarilyn'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 in either eleven images or eleven thousand words! ...

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Royal High School, Edinburgh

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...

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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 the 19th century...

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