Kilmartin Glen

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One of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, having seen human occupation since the earliest times, when hunter gatherer groups moved into the area after the last Ice Age bild aus internet herunterladen. More than 350 prehistoric and historic sites lie within 6 miles of the quiet village of Kilmartin. These range from ancient burial cairns and rock-carvings to early Christian crosses, medieval castles and features of the industrial revolution like the Crinan Canal herunterladen.

Kilmartin Churchyard contains a glass covered building where a whole range of grave slabs have been arranged chronologically, from 1300 to late 1700 Download book creator for free. Most are the work of a group of sculptors working around Loch Awe in the late 14th - 15th centuries.

 

Poltalloch Stones: Stones with exceptional carvings from the Poltalloch Estate are located in the graveyard ringtone download for free. Kilmartin churchyard in Kilmartin village.
Glebe Cairn measures a massive 33.5m in diameter and about 4m in height. Information plaque. Access from the northern end of Kilmartin Village mp3 musik download kostenlos gratis herunterladen.

Nether Largie North Cairn contains one of the most intriguing, carved slabs in Western Scotland with at least ten carved axes and some forty cup-markings mahnung widerspruch vorlage hier als pdf herunterladen.

Nether Largie Mid-Cairn is about 30m in diameter with two Bronze Age cists (stone coffins).

Temple Wood is one of the finest bronze age stone circles in Scotland access 2007 kostenlos herunterladen.

Nether Largie South Cairn contains a chambered tomb probably dating back to before 3000BC.

Ri Cruin Cairn: This is a Bronze Age burial cairn, constructed circa 2,000 years BC kann man filme ard mediathek downloaden. A large flat slab has been moved to reveal a cist with 8 axeheads carved on the stone at its westerly end. Explanation plaque. Situated 250m walk from the road download whatsapp op pc for free.

Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve: One of the last wild, raised bogs left in Britain today.

Dunchraigaig Car Park: Access to a Bronze Age burial cairn Ballymeanoch standing stones, a henge and a decorated rock surface icloud für windows 10 downloaden. Signposted south of Kilmartin Village.

Dunadd Hill Fort the capital of the early Scottish Kingdom of Dalriada, by tradition the site of the inauguration of the earliest Scottish kings founded by Fergus Mhor in about AD 500.

Achnabreck: A remarkable series of cup and ring marked rocks dating from around 5000 years ago. Off A816, south of Kilmartin Village

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Kilmartin,

Lochgilphead,

Argyll, PA31 8RQ

 

Tel: 01546 510278

 

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