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St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney.

This evening, the focus of my blog is the impressive  St Magnus Cathedral at Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland Here is a summary of the building’s history:

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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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Bewcastle Cross, Cumbria, England.

This evening, I am focusing on the Bewcastle Cross, which dates from around AD 700-800 and is believed to be one of the finest Anglo-Saxon crosses in England.

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