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As the final resting place for more than 300 fighters during the Jacobite rising of 1745, historians hoped for a fitting memorial in a Scottish field

So they diligently drew up plans for the plot to be sewn with rye crops which were traditionally grown there during the Battle of Prestonpans in East Lothian.

But they have been left furious after councillors shunned their proposal at the 45-acre former Cockenzie Power Station site in favour of growing sprouts.

A spokesperson for the Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust said: "Whilst we have been informed the successful farmer will crop Brussels sprouts at greater financial gain to the council there was no need for that to be the sole criterion for the farmer to win the lease.

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Apr 3rd, 2019 at 05:41:51 PM EST

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