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Kilmartin Glen from Church

Kilmartin Glen from Church

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Oban and drove south for one hour south to Kilmartin Glen,a prehistoric site comprising a valley with a number of burial cairns, stone circles and ‘rock art’. One structure may have been an early lunar observatory.The monuments are believed to date from between 3000 BC and 1500 BC.

Read more on Visit Kilmartin Glen, Visit Scotland’s Prehistory Sites…

Inveraray Castle, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Inveraray Castle, a popular visitor attraction in the West of Scotland. The Castle is located close to the planned village of Inveraray on the northern bank of Loch Fyne, about 65 miles (104 km) N.W. of Glasgow.

Read more on Visit Inveraray Castle, Visit Scottish Castles…

Adam Fireplace, Glasgow Trades Hall, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the architectural heritage of the Adam family in the West of Scotland.

William Adam ( 1689-1748) was the leading Scottish architect of his time with a prodigious work output. Adam was multi-talented with skills in stone masonry plus business acumen. He was known to act as contactor as well as architect on certain schemes.

Read more on Visit Adam Architecture, Visit West of Scotland…