History experts and members of the public have joined up to bring the history of an 18th-century seminary in Moray to life.
Young men trained as Catholic priests at secluded Scalan in the Braes of Glenlivet about 300 years ago.
The seminary subsequently became a farm with two additional structures erected in the 19th century to house corn-threshing mills.
Some of the equipment, in addition to water wheels and historical farming graffiti remain to this day in the abandoned buildings to provide a connection to the past.
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And now, archaeologists from Historic Environment Scotland and artists from the Glasgow School of Art will join the Scalan mills project team to preserve as much of the stories as possible.
The Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership (TGLP) is hosting an event at the seminary this weekend to invite members of the public to share their own experiences of the buildings and think about the site’s future.
The group’s cultural heritage officer, Amy Woolvin, said: “There are special qualities of this hidden place which has played an important role in Scottish history.
“We want to provide a unique insight into the everyday lives of those who lived and worked there.”
A project is due to start at Scalan this month to covert two steadings to allow access to look at the ancient graffiti and farming artefacts.
Access to the whole site will also be improved with work expected finish next spring.
The project is being funded by TGLP, which received £3.6million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to run 20 projects over four years until September next year.
Andy Wells, Crown Estate Scotland’s head of property, said: “Throughout Scalan’s long history, it has been an important part of the local community.
“We hope that as many people as possible come along to share their memories and help paint the full picture of the events that have shaped its story.”
People are invited to visit Scalan on Saturday between 11am to 4pm to learn about the site and share their stories.
Parking is available at The Carrachs car park in Braes of Glenlivet, which is a short walk from the seminary.