Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, Ecotheology Issue 8 January 2000

The Case for God: Carbeth Hutters' Feudal Defence against Eviction

Alastair McIntosh
Issued Date: 4 Mar 2007


In 1999 a bizarre series of special sittings of Stirling Sheriff Court were convened under feudal law in order to bring eviction proceedings against up to 90 low income or unemployed Glasgow families. Each of these owned a holiday hut on the Carbeth Estate in Stirlingshire. They rented their tiny plots from the landlord, Allan Barns-Graham, whose grandfather had allowed ex-servicemen to have ‘an affordable place in the country’.

DOI: 10.1558/ecotheology.v5i1.1797


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