Sauchie Tower is currently being restored by Clackmannanshire Heritage Trust. The Friends of Sauchie Tower is a community group founded in 2002 to encourage and support its restoration; research the archaeology and history of the tower and its environs; increase public awareness of the tower; and attract funding for the work.
The Friends of Sauchie Tower have been awarded a ‘Your Heritage’ grant of £46,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out a project to raise awareness of Sauchie Tower and its environment. The grant will cover just over 76% of the total project costs (£60,482). The rest of the costs will be met in kind by volunteers and with kind financial support from Clackmannanshire Heritage Trust.
The project will complement the work of Clackmannanshire Heritage Trust by focussing on the land to the west of the tower and the remains of Old Sauchie House. It will consist of:
The project has just begun and will involve members of the local community, with the ultimate aim of increasing our understanding of Sauchie Tower, its environment and heritage, encouraging people to protect the tower, support its restoration and enjoy the restored site.
For further information about this please contact:
Museum and Heritage Officer,
Lime Tree House, Castle Street, Alloa, FK10 1EX
Tel: 01259 450000