Broomhall House, Charlestown and the Lime Kilns

Come join us on a tour of Broomhall House, the home of the Bruce family for more than
300 years, which is only open by special arrangement. It continues to be lived in, and
cared for, by the descendants of King Robert the Bruce. This will be followed by a visit
to the historic “planned” village of Charlestown, which pre-dates New Lanark, and sits
on the Broomhall Estate. The tour to Broomhall will end with a visit to the Charlestown
Lime Kilns, which are regarded as one of the most important Industrial Revolution
remains in the UK

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Arniston House & Bowhill House

Relax on a day out to visit Arniston House, described as one of the most important
William Adam houses in Scotland, and sited only 11 miles from Edinburgh, followed by a
tour of Bowhill House, one of the homes of the Duke of Buccleuch.

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Dalmusternock Farmhouse & Craufurdland Castle

At day out in Ayrshire by car to visit two separate properties; an unusual conversion of a
17th Century dower-house into a farmhouse and a 13th century tower-keep with later
additions which was “gothicised” in the 18th century.

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Rediscovering Dunglass

Fragments and Memory: Rediscovering Dunglass
In-person study conference (TD13 5XF)

13th-14th July 2022 (Cost £60 including picnic lunches both days. Own transport)

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What is a Castle?

Join us for a fascinating talk on Scotland’s castles with Ranald MacInnes

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GSA Mackintosh Building

Join us for a lecture on the restoration of Glasgow School of Art with Liz Davidson,
Senior Project Manager for the Mackintosh Building Restoration

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Midsteeple Quarter

Join Matt Baker, founder and board member of the Midsteeple Quarter project,
for a talk on this innovative community-led initiative to revitalise Dumfries High Street!

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The See-Through House

We are delighted to have Shelley Klein discussing with Colin McLean and Simon Green
her book about living in the modernist house designed by Peter Womersley.

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A Symphony in Stone

Join us for a presentation of this fascinating documentary celebrating
Glasgow’s splendid cityscape and architecture.

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Liverpool Architecture

Join us for a talk on the architecturally significant buildings of ‘England’s finest Victorian city’
by Joseph Sharples, author of the Pevsner Architectural Guide to Liverpool.

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Collective Architecture

Chris Stewart speaks to us about the award-winning
architectural practice, Collective Architecture.

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Walking Tour of Calton Hill

Want to know more about Edinburgh’s famous Calton Hill? Join us for a walking tour!

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED!

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Historic Plasterwork

Join us for two talks on conservation work at Glasgow School of Art and Seaton Delaval.

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Conservation in Practice

Join us for two talks from conservation surveyor Ian Davidson, specific to his work in the North East.

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National Study Tour 2019

The AHSS is delighted to announce that our 2019 Study Tour
will be a five day trip to the Peak District.
Bookings for this event are now closed.

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AGM2018

Join us for the 62nd Annual General Meeting
at the newly restored Willow Tea Rooms Building!

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Villas of Trinity Walk

Join us for a walk to view some of Edinburgh’s historical villas and more recent developments
in the area.

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Pitlochry Study Day

This Study Day will explore the prehaps unappreciated architectural riches of this popular tourist
desination and endeavour to explain the hisotrical context.

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Cross-Border Study Tour

This Tour to Cumberland and Dumfriesshire will clearly indicate the architectural
implications of a critical Border area.

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A Day in Perth

Visit St Ninian’s Episcopal Cathedral, the Fair Maid’s House and other wonderful
sites in Perth!

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Edinburgh New Town Walk

Come learn about buildings ‘that exist, have gone, and never were’ on a walk
through Edinburgh’s New Town.

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National Study Tour 2017

The AHSS is delighted to announce that our 2017 Study Tour
will be a five day trip to historic Ironbridge, in the heart of England. 

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Tongland Abbey Talk

David Devereux will give a talk in October entitled: ‘A tale of two Tongland ruins.’

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