Scottish Historic Buildings Trust have organised a short series titled ‘New Perspectives of the Country House’ which contains four free online talks throughout May and June. I have attached a flyer with further information, and there are a list of events below.

From the Country House Estate to the Council Scheme

6PM Tue 3rd May (free online event)

John Lowrey looks at the importance of industry as a component in the economy of the country house estate as far back as the 17th Century.

Projects, Plans and Politics – A Scottish Tour in 1712

6PM Tue 17th May (free online event)

Margaret Stewart uses newly uncovered evidence of a Scottish country house tour in 1712 to cast light on the architect James Gibbs.

Ghosts of Strathleven – Colonial History and Approaches to Heritage

6PM Tue 31st May (free online event)

Esmé Coppock investigates stories of colonial exploitation, and searches for approaches to heritage which recognise this past.

Technology and the Country House – Understanding Design and Materiality with Drones, LiDAR and 3D Scanning

6PM Wed 15th June (free online event)

Dan Bochman explores the use of drones, LiDAR and 3D Scanning to better understand the design and materiality of country houses.

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