Friday, November 05, 2010

Battlefields, Historic Sites, to get heritage protection in Scotland

cotland’s Minister for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop announced yesterday new legislation that will create an official registry of battlefields and assist in protecting the historic environment.

The battlefields inventory will include famous sites such as Bannockburn and Culloden. The Minister added, ”It is intrinsic to our strong sense of cultural identity and it provides the people of Scotland with a rich environment in which to live and work. The historic environment is both inspiring and has a significant role to play in developing a sustainable economic future for Scotland.”

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