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Articles from the Scotland's Churches Trust blog team.

Newsletter June 2020

Scotland’s Churches Trust is established for charitable purposes only and, in particular, aims to advance the preservation, promotion and understanding of Scotland’s rich architectural heritage represented in its churches and places of worship of all denominations.

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Adam Cumming Talk May 2020

It is often assumed that Scotland took its architectural lead from England, but this is not completely true, Scotland had its own links across Europe, and these developed and changed with time.

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Newsletter May 2020

Those who joined us at last year’s Patron’s Gathering will recall The Princess Royal offering encouragement for our latest project: Church Recording. The history embedded in our Places of Worship (POW),

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Newsletter April 2020

I’m sure all of you are making, or have made, plans to stay safe. We very much value the help and support we get from you all, and once we move to a clearer time in our lives we will need you all and more; so stay well, be safe and please be in touch so we know this.

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Newsletter February 2020

Nowadays drones can greatly assist those seeking to identify fabric repairs in hard to reach places such as church roofs or towers. The more information that we receive in support of a grant application the better and pictures of the affected areas assist the committee in their assessment.

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Newsletter November 2019

The aim of SCT is to support Places of Worship of all and no denomination. Our Members have their own dedicated page on our International web site popular with Ex Pats as well as those interested in the heritable assets of ecclesiastical buildings.

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What are churches for?

What are churches for?Ken Calman23 MARCH, 2018 Church History Design I am delighted and honoured to be invited to give this lecture.  Lady Marion Fraser, was a remarkable person with significant achievements in so many areas, in music, and the church, as High...

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Have Bus Pass, will Travel!

  Have Bus Pass, will Travel!           DAVID GAULD 18 March 2019. My wife and I took a cottage for a week’s holiday in a village called Embleton. It is in Northumberland, a few miles north of Alnwick. It was not intended to be a church...

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