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Edinburgh Geological Society Excursion: Dalkeith Buildings

30 September @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The historic Royal Burgh of Dalkeith has a large number of interesting stone buildings, dating back to the 15th century. This walking excursion along the paths and streets of Dalkeith will provide a chance to look at the use and source of building materials in the town. We can compare the weathering characteristics of the various rock types and see examples of techniques used to repair and conserve buildings. We shall see examples of locally quarried Upper Carboniferous sandstones as well as stone brought into the town from other parts of Scotland and further afield – a rich geodiversity on our doorsteps!

Organised by the Edinburgh Geological Society. Booking essential, and please read and take note of the Code of Conduct & Safety Guidelines, in particular the procedures in place to minimise the transmission of Coronavirus.

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Details

Date:
30 September
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.edinburghgeolsoc.org/excursions/dalkeith-buildings-heritage/

Organiser

Edinburgh Geological Society
Phone:
01315555488
Email:
promotion@edinburghgeolsoc.org
Website:
https://www.edinburghgeolsoc.org/

Details

Date:
30 September
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.edinburghgeolsoc.org/excursions/dalkeith-buildings-heritage/

Organiser

Edinburgh Geological Society
Phone:
01315555488
Email:
promotion@edinburghgeolsoc.org
Website:
https://www.edinburghgeolsoc.org/