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Reconstructed Neolithic Hut at Stonehenge

This evening, I am providing information on a selection of domestic dwellings in Britain spanning a period of about 4500 years, from the Early Neolithic to the Iron Age.

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Portencross Castle, West Kilbride, Scotland

This afternoon I am reporting on Portencross Castle, Ayrshire, S.W. Scotland which situated on the coast, thirty four miles S.W. of Glasgow facing the Firth of Clyde and Little Cumbrae Island.

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St Mungo, Glasgow’s patron saint at Tron Steeple.

This evening, I am posting information on Glasgow’s patron saint, St Mungo or St Kentigern.

St Mungo was part of a wave of early Christian missionaries who were active in Scotland during the 6th century AD. Although St Mungo was born in Scotland many of his contemporaries came from Ireland. This was the time of the Celtic Church which was dominant in Scotland until being eclipsed by the Roman Catholic Church after the Synod of Whitby in the late 7th century, AD.

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