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A campaign group has been set up to oppose the industrialisation of the historic landscape around Hermitage Castle by a proposed wind farm. Their objective is the stopping a plan by developer Infinis to put up 20 turbines, each 125m high at Braidlie and Sundhope Farms. The wind farm would be next to the historic Hermitage Castle and the turbines would be taller than the Forth Rail Bridge which is only 104m high.
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So the Scots Armstrong were an early example of ‘Social Engineering!’ Their presence was resented by the locals; their educational and religious culture feared and frowned upon by the authorities; their social and family units probably broken up perhaps because they didn’t correspond with the available land and too many in one place would be too powerful. I think mostly they hated it!
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Offering Scottish Tourist Board 3 star accommodation, the Eskdale Hotel, Langholm sits with pride of place in the centre of town. The hotel accommodation provides visitors luxuries normally only found in larger hotels, whilst ensuring personal attention, quality and care associated with a hotel of this size.