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Old Gala House
Old Gala House

Dating back to 1583, former home of the Lairds of Gala, this important building bears the fascinating trace of historic change: from the painted, wooden-panelled ceiling dating from 1635 to the ornate eighteenth-century plaster ceiling in the Christopher Boyd Gallery, which hosts a changing programme of art exhibitions. Throughout the house, displays of local history, including a room dedicated to Thomas Clapperton – the well renowned Border sculptor.

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Old Gala House is managed by Scottish Borders Council

Scottish Borders Council is an Art UK Partner

Old Gala House

Scott Crescent, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 3JS Scotland

01896 752611

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