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The Roman remains at Dunning represent the northern rampart of a fortified marching (short-term) camp which was enclosed within a shallow ditch and palisade constructed by Roman troops.The site probably dates from the Flavian campaigns of the AD 80s and as such may be contemporary with the Inchtuthil site. This location is a candidate for the site of the famous battle of Mons Graupius in AD 83 or AD 84.



Tutored Whisky Tasting at Tullibardine Distillery, Scotland.

This morning we departed our lodgings in Stirling and drove about one mile to Stirling Bridge which dates from the 16th century and which acts as proxy for the wooden bridge over the River Forth which was at the centre of a battle in 1297 between the English and Scots where latter prevailed under generalship of William Wallace.

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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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