This morning, we departed our lodgings at Castle Stuart, Inverness and drove to visit two important historical sites nearby, namely Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.
Culloden is the site of the last battle on British soil. This took place in April 1746 when the Jacobite forces of Bonnie Prince Charlie were finally and decisively beaten by a British army. Across the site are marked the burial grounds of the clansmen who fought for the Jacobites.
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This evening, I am focusing on the pleasant market town of Evesham in central England. The name can be traced back to 709 and means ‘land in a river bend belonging to a man called Eof’.
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Mortlach Church, Speyside, Scotland
This evening, I am focusing on historic Mortlach Church, Mortlach near Dufftown on Speyside.
Mortlach translates as ‘big hillock’.
The church is believed to be built on a very ancient and early Christian site dating back to AD 566 when Moluag of Bangor established a place of worship here.
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