Friday, 1 April 2011

Jawbones removed in planning mix up

Now removed
The historic Jawbone Arch in the Meadows has been removed following a planning mix up.

Recently, Historic Scotland declined to classify the arch as listed and it has now been established that a key factor in their decision was their discovery that planning permission had been neither sought nor granted when originally erected in 1886.

At the insistence of Historic Scotland, Council workmen yesterday removed the Jawbone Arch pending investigations into another possible site, thought to be Blackford Hill.

Background details can be found here and the full story is here.

2 comments:

imw said...

This must be an April fool

Cameron Rose said...

Indeed the last link to 'the full story' was intended to clarify.

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