Millions for historic plan
EXCITING plans to highlight the importance of Britain’s oldest Bronze Age and neolithic artefacts at Kilmartin Glen have been awarded lottery millions.
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) award of £ 3.1 million will transform Kilmartin museum and safeguard many thousands of artefacts in the care of the museum’s Redevelopment Project.
The project was initially turned down by the HLF, but the determined charity revised its groundbreaking plans.
While final stages of the application are still to be completed, a £400,000 development grant has been awarded to the project to progress the project’s plans for the museum and the glen.
Monuments within 10 miles of the museum include the world’s largest prehistoric cup and ring marked rock and Dunadd Fort, citadel of the Kings of the Scotti tribe.