Hopetoun House Late Summer Study Day with the Architectural Heritage Society Scotland

Posted on April 3rd, 2013 by Charles Boot
Sep ’13
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Hopetoun House Late Summer Study Day
The GHSS
with
the Architectural Heritage Society Scotland

by invitation of the Hopetoun House Preservation Trust
and Hopetoun Papers Trust

Hopetoun House and Landscape. Photo by Mark Gibson

Hopetoun House and Landscape. Photo by Mark Gibson

The Study Day includes a welcome from the Earl and Countess of Hopetoun, and a series of tours on:

The Architecture with Andrew Martindale
The State Rooms, including furniture and decoration, with Earl of Hopetoun and David Jones
The Archives, to see some key documents relevant to the Study Day with Peter Burman

to be followed by lectures on further  Aspects of Hopetoun House:

Professor James Macaulay on The evolution of Hopetoun House from 1699 to 1750
Christopher Dingwall
and Professor Marcus Koehler on The Garden Landscape
and short talks including The Conservation Management Plan, Buildings in the Landscape and The Hopetoun Hahas
To be followed by  tours of the gardens led by Peter Burman, Christopher Dingwall and Peter Stevens.

The day, which includes Lunch and Tea, concludes with a glass of wine, and an optional guided walk to the Estate Village of Abercorn.

The cost of the day is £35, including coffee, lunch and tea.

Full details of the event and how to pay are included on the Booking Form


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