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Part of novelist Sir Walter Scott’s former home up for sale for half a million pounds

LITERATURE buffs have the unique opportunity to live in part of the house where Sir Walter Scott wrote many of his most famous works...

Watercolour bought at auction for less than £100 “is lost Turner that could be worth £230k”

A PAINTING bought at an auction house for less than £100 has been confirmed as a lost Turner likely to be worth around £230,000. The...

Former home of Sir Walter Scott for sale for £5.5m

THE FORMER home of legendary novelist Sir Walter Scott has gone on sale for offers over £5.5 million. Ashiestiel, in the town of Clovenfords, Scottish...

Castle from which Rob Roy escaped the Redcoats for sale

THE magnificent castle from which Scots outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor famously escaped the British army is on sale for a £1.65m. Duchray Castle in Aberfoyle,...

The Sir Walter Scott Monument lit up for Remembrance Day

ONE of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks has been lit red to mark Remembrance weekend.   Poppy Scotland and Edinburgh Council worked together to light up The...

Scots exam question “diktat” slammed by teaching union EIS

TEACHERS have hit out at a Scottish Government “diktat” to introduce a compulsory question on Scottish literature into the Higher English exam. The decision by...

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