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Browsing Posts published in December, 2011

Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch

Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on a stunning example of ecclesiastical architecture, namley Dornoch Cathedral in Sutherland, Scottish Highlands. Technically the building is no longer a Cathedral because, being part of theĀ  Presbyterian Church, there is no bishop. However, pre-Reformation (until 1560), the building was used for Roman Catholic worship and the name continues.

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Pictish Carved Stone, Aberlemno

Pictish Carved Stone, Aberlemno, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Scotland’s considerable heritage of carved Pictish era stones which can be found dotted around the country in various places including roadsides, derelict/redundant churches, museums and in the open.

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Dun Beag Broch, Isle of Skye

Dun Beag Broch, Isle of Skye, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on a unique form of iron-age building in ScotlandĀ named a broch and in particular, the Dun Beag Broch on the Isle of Skye .

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