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HES seeks views on updated guidance for Scotland’s inventory of historic battlefields

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is seeking input from the public regarding proposed changes to the guidance for designating historic battlefields in Scotland. The public consultation will remain open until...

Articles

Battle of Loch nan Uamh during the Jacobite ’45

On 3 May 1746, three Royal Navy warships sailed into Loch nan Uamh in Arisaig and engaged two French...

The Lost Legion: A Personal Search

In my article – Disappearance of the Ninth Legion – I set out to address the probable fate of...

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The Ardeer Company and the defence of Nobel’s Explosive Factory

In November 1912, Nobel's Explosive Factory at Ardeer in Ayrshire formed a company of reserve soldiers from their workforce...

The sinking of HMS Dasher

On 27 March 1943, Royal Navy Avenger-class escort carrier HMS Dasher (D37) suffered a major internal explosion and sank in the Firth...

News

HES seeks community input for the future management of the Calanais Standing Stones

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is seeking community input to develop proposals for the future management of the Calanais Standing...

Archaeologists uncover grapeshot and a clan chief’s shoe buckle at Culloden

Recent investigations by National Trust for Scotland (NTS) archaeologists at Culloden battlefield have uncovered a wide range of artefacts,...

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