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Culloden Battlefield Preservation

Scottish Historic Landscape Update: Good news for preservation at Prestonpans and a reason to shout at Culloden

April this year brings some good news for preservation at Prestonpans and the chance to speak your mind about historic landscape preservation at Culloden. It is also time to thank our like minded compatriots back in Scotland for carrying the torch on local battles that affect the world like the fights to keep residential development […]

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New Plan To Protect Culloden Battlefield Introduced By Inverness Councillor Ken Gowans

On February 25th, Inverness Councillor Ken Gowans reported the following: “As I promised in January a Planning Paper is coming before the City of Inverness Area Committee (CIAC) on 4th March. The paper outlines the need for a review of the Conservation Area and the extension of that around the greater battlefield area. The changes […]

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Protecting Scotland’s Heritage: Who’s Minding The Store?

Prestonpans, Garva bridge, Culloden and other iconic Scottish heritage sites are threatened by the growth and development bug.  Is Scotland protecting its most important environmental and heritage assets? Last year, COSCA became engaged in the debate about whether new homes, roads and infrastructure should be built within an area adjacent to the NTS Culloden Battlefield […]

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Does A Second Battle Loom At Culloden Moor?

The Battle of Culloden took place on the 16th April 1746 between about 4500 men under Charles Edward Stuart and a Hanoverian force of 9000 led by the Duke of Cumberland. The result was an overwhelming victory for the Hanoverians and generations of pain and anguish for the highland clans.  A modern memorial cairn has […]

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