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Browsing Posts published on February 1, 2008

This afternoon I am providing some information on Provand’s Lordship which is Glasgow’s second oldest building from the medieval period. The building was a manse belonging to the clergy of Barlanark or Provan but is believed to have been built as a manse for the hospital of St. Nicholas. The building dates from about 1471 and was built by Andrew Muirhead. This ancient building is well worth a visit and is conveniently close to the Cathedral and Necropolis.

The image is a view of the rear of the building.

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Today, I am presenting some images of Clava Cairns which is a ‘must’ for persons interested in pre-history and are visiting the Inverness area of Scotland.

The Balnuaran of Clava is a well preserved group of prehistoric burial cairns which were built about 2000BC. The site consists of:

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