Monday 29 April 2013

Scotland's Urban Past project gets HLF funding

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland has announced that a new initiative called Scotland's Urban Past has received first round Heritage Lottery Funding of £1.65 million, including £55,000 for development work. The project, a follow up to that on Scotland's rural environment, will be a volunteer based initiative within 60 of the country's urban communities to understand the evolution of such locations.

The full story is at

(With thanks to RCAHMS at @rcahms)


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