So the bizarre, multi-coloured painting on the outside of Kelburne Castle, Fairlie is to go ("The writing's on the wall", The Herald, June 25).
I can only say: thank God.
I did not know of its existence but was appalled to see your photograph of it.
Those who judged it to be a marvellous example of "street art" did not consider the question of appropriateness in its setting.
It is one thing to brighten up the gable end of a dismal tenement; quite another to deface a listed, medieval building.
No doubt Patrick Boyle, the Earl of Glasgow, will do everything to entice visitors to his theme park, but what price planning controls when such monstrosities are permitted?
3 The Terrace,
Isle of Bute.
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