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Industrial Archaeology 2018 Conference

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Wick Baptist Church

Dempster Street

Wick

KW1 5QB

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Historic Environment Scotland in partnership with the Scottish Industrial Heritage Society, and the Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group is pleased to host an Industrial Archaeology Conference in Caithness from 22nd June to 27th June.

A series of talks, tours and site visits around Caithness and Orkney will radiate from Wick. The conference allows different options, such as starting or ending with a connecting tour from and to Inverness. Please see the attached programme for more detail.

Caithness offers a spectacular coastline studded with vertiginous fishing villages, harbours for herring and flagstone exports, impressively large corn mills and improvement steadings, an interesting vernacular architecture of huge sandstone slates over layers of similar horizontally-laid stone walls, a material particularly good for making pavements. The towns Wick and Thurso are the largest north of Inverness with banks (at the time of writing), shops etc. A day trip to Orkney offers a chance to see the Naval base Scapa Flow, more rich landscapes and townscape.

Members of Historic Scotland (HS), Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, AIA and the Scottish Industrial Heritage Society are entitled to a discount of £10, please enter discount code "member" when checking out. We also offer a discount of £10 to all bookings made before 11th March 2018, please use code "earlybird" when checking out. If you qualify for both a member and the early booking discount, please enter the discount code "both".


Please see the programme for detailed information.

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If you would like to book onto the conference but pay via invoice or cheque, please get in touch with technicaleducation@hes.scot, or phone the Engine Shed on 01786 234 806. Please also advise us of any dietary or access requirements.


Location : Wick Baptist Church, Dempster St, Wick, KW1 5QB


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Wick Baptist Church

Dempster Street

Wick

KW1 5QB

United Kingdom

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