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Johnstone Castle, Scotland

Tonight, I am posting information on Johnstone Castle which is located in the town of Johnstone, near Paisley in S.W.Scotland.

By Scottish standards this castle in not of great antiquity. Moreover, it is now surrounded by residential housing.

Read more on Visit Johnstone Castle, Visit Scotland’s Castles…

Arthurlie Cross, Barrhead, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the historic Arthurlie Cross which stands in the open and probably close to its original position when first erected around the 10th century AD.

Read more on Visit Arthurlie Cross, Visit Medieval Scotland…

Duncarnock Fort, Barrhead, Scotland

This morning, I visited Duncarnock Fort which sits atop Duncarnock Hill near Glasgow in S.W. Scotland.

The hill, which is known locally as ‘the Craigie’  rises to a height of 204 metres and as such provides superb views across the local Paisley and Glasgow conurbation to the Campsie Fells (hills) beyond, to the north.

Read more on Visit Duncarnock Fort, Visit Glasgow…