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  • The most romantic Scottish decorative titles available today on the internet
  • Qualify to wear the Lairds’ and Ladies’ tartan, ‘Dunans Rising’
  • Part of a living history which includes links with the Fletcher, McGregor, Lamont, Campbell, Buchanan and McLaren clans.
  • Help restore an historic castle and its woodland gardens
  • Own part of an ancient estate which includes an unique Thomas Telford-designed bridge and dates back to before 1590.
  • Gain free access to the woodland garden, walks and river which make up the curtilage of the Castle
  • Free tour to all Lairds and Ladies of the grounds and the buildings. Learn about the history of the site from Charles!

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Consultation on the Conservation Plan for Dunans for Lairds & Ladies

smWebCover-ConservationPlanCover Full colour, highly illustrated, paperback edition for Lairds and Ladies:£17.99 cover Downloadable PDF edition with fewer images:£2.99

These books are designed to allow Lairds and Ladies to get involved in the planning stage of the restoration – as well as contribute further to the restoration fund!

Merchandise for Lairds and Ladies

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Our new tartan lambswool range will be onsite and ready to purchase soon. Scarves, Stoles, Serapes and rugs as well as skirts and caps will all feature. Bear with us while we get them photographed and ready. More news about this on facebook and in our blog below.

Recent Posts

Castle imaged in extraordinary detail: First image from 3D laser scanner by AOC!

By Dixon-Spain

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AOC have just posted a picture of their survey online: here it is and this is what they say about their work:

To fully understand the building and aid the restoration process, AOC was commissioned to undertake a detailed measured survey of the building comprising elevation drawings and floor plans (as much as these could be gained from the present access). By using a 3D laser scanner to complete the work, AOC’s team were able to complete the survey in a single day. 33 scans were completed in total with a final sampled pointcloud of 75 million points, creating a wonderful 3D image of the castle’s exterior. The problems with access to the interior were also partially overcome as the laser managed to shoot through the roofless entrance lobby and upper level windows to identify the basic floor plan; even internal features such as second floor fireplaces were identified, now hanging in mid-air after the collapse of the floor beams within. The survey was accompanied by over 900 high-resolution digital photographs of the external features of the castle to aid the survey and create a detailed record for use during the restoration programme.

To learn more about AOC please visit them here.

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