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Prehistoric Cup Marks at Rouken Glen, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning, I visited a little known site within Rouken Glen Park, South Glasgow, Scotland.

Rouken Glen is popular with locals, particularly dog walkers. Scenery apart, it is rich in geology, evidence of the Ice-Age and history from the medieval period onwards through to the Industrial Revolution.

Read more on Visit Prehistoric Glasgow…

Walled Garden, Rouken Glen, Glasgow

Walled Garden, Rouken Glen, Glasgow

This morning, I took the opportunity for a brief walk around Rouken Glen, a 143 acre public park in south Glasgow, Scotland.

Read more on Walk Rouken Glen, Glasgow…

Capelrig Cross at Rouken Glen Visitor Centre, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am reporting on two very ancient links with Scotland’s distant history, namely an early medieval cross and prehistoric rock carvings. The two are linked by proximity, maybe just a mile or two apart, five miles south of Glasgow, but distanced by time in that the rock carvings predate the cross by around two to five thousands years.

Read more on Prehistory Sites, Glasgow…