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Standing stone with Kilmartin village in distance.,

This evening, I am reporting on an important funding boost for the ancient and important prehistoric landscape of Kilmartin Glen in Argyll, West of Scotland.

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Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, Orkney.

This evening, the focus of my blog is one of Scotland’s important prehistoric sites, namely Maeshowe on Orkney.

Orkney is an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland which is home to one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W. Europe. Here can be found impressive domestic and ritual monuments which afford exceptional insights into the society, skills and spiritual beliefs of the people who built them

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Ring of Brodgar, Orkney

This evening, I am posting images and information on five important World Heritage Sites in Scotland.

Orkney

Orkney, in the north of Scotland, contains one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W.Europe. Sites include Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar, Stones of Stennes and Maes Howe.

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