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Inchgarvie Island, Firth of Forth, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Inchgarvie Island which is located in the Firth of Forth, north of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Inchcolm Abbey, Firth of Forth, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Inchcolm Abbey, a remarkably well-preserved medieval structure located on Inchcolm Island in Scotland’s Firth of Forth.

The island may well have been revered as a religious site in the first century AD, There was found on Inchcolm a 10th century,Viking influenced ‘hogback’ grave-marker which is now in the island’s museum. However, the extant buildings were built and occupied during the period 12th century to 16th century, AD. A summary chronology is as follows:

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This evening, I am posting information on Inchcolm Island in Scotland’s Firth of Forth ( bay or estuary) near Edinburgh.

Inchcolm, or ‘Island of Colm’ is home to a wealth of history and offers excellent views of the famous Firth which is a busy shipping channel and spanned by the famous Forth Bridges, with a third bridge currently under construction.

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