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Old Royal High School, Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland

This evening, I am providing an update on an iconic piece Scottish architecture which sits prominently on the skyline of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital yet is not open to the public. The subject building is the Old Royal High School which dates from 1825-29 and was designed by Thomas Hamilton.

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Black Watch Monument, Aberfeldy, Scotland

Tonight, I am reporting on the Black Watch Monument which comprises a massive cairn located on the south bank of the River Tay near General Wade’s bridge in Aberfeldy, central Scotland. The cairn is topped with a statue of Private Farquhar Shaw dressed in the original uniform of the Black Watch Regiment.

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DELAYED BLOG POST FROM APRIL 20TH 2018

Pencil Monument at Largs which commemorates the Battle of Largs on 2 October 1263 between forces of Norway and Scotland.

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