Broch
A broch is an Iron Age drystone hollow-walled structure of a type found only in Scotland. Brochs include some of the most sophisticated examples of drystone architecture ever created, and belong to th...
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List of hill forts in Scotland
This page lists hill forts in Scotland. Hill forts typically date from the Bronze and Iron Ages. Typically, they only survive as earthworks today, although remains of vitrified forts are found through...
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Scotland in the Early Middle Ages
Scotland in the early Middle Ages, between the end of Roman authority in southern and central Britain from around 400 and the rise of the kingdom of Alba in 900, was divided into a series of kingdoms....
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Scotland during the Roman Empire
Scotland during the Roman Empire refers to the protohistorical period during which the Roman Empire interacted with the area that is now Scotland, which was known to them as "Caledonia". Roman legions...
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Novantae
The Novantae were a people of the late 2nd century who lived in what is now Galloway and Carrick, in southwestern-most Scotland. They are mentioned briefly in Ptolemy's Geography (written c. 150), an...
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Caterthun
Caterthun, or the Caterthuns, is a ridge of hills near the city of Brechin in Angus, Scotland. The Caterthuns are notable for being the site of two Iron Age forts known as the White Caterthun and the ...
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Trimontium (Newstead)
Trimontium is the name of a Roman fort at Newstead, near Melrose, Scottish Borders, Scotland, close under the three Eildon Hills (whence the name trium montium). It was an advance post of the Romans i...
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Broch of West Burrafirth
1°32′18″W / 60.298185°N 1.538235°W / 60.298185; -1.538235The Broch of West Burrafirth is an Iron Age broch located on the west side of Mainland, Shetland (grid reference HU256...
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Prehistoric Shetland
Prehistoric Shetland refers to a period in the human occupation of the Shetland archipelago of Scotland that was the latter part of these islands' prehistory. The period of prehistory prior to occupat...
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Westray Wife
The Westray Wife (also known as the Orkney Venus) is a small Neolithic figurine, 4 centimetres (1.6 in) in height, carved from sandstone. It was discovered during an Historic Scotland dig at the...
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Timeline of prehistoric Scotland
This timeline of prehistoric Scotland is a chronologically ordered list of important archaeological sites in Scotland and of major events affecting Scotland's human inhabitants and culture during the ...
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Damnonii
The Damnonii (also referred to as Damnii) were a people of the late 2nd century who lived in what became the Kingdom of Strathclyde by the Early Middle Ages, and is now southern Scotland. They are me...
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Jarlshof
Jarlshof (/ˈjɑːrlzhɒf/ YARLZ-hoff) is the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as "one of th...
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Midhowe Chambered Cairn
Midhowe Chambered Cairn is a large Neolithic chambered cairn located on the south shore of the island of Rousay, Orkney, Scotland. The name "Midhowe" comes from the Iron Age broch known as Midhowe Bro...
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Newbridge chariot
The remains of an Iron Age chariot burial were found near the Bronze Age burial mound at Huly Hill, Newbridge in Scotland, 10 km west of Edinburgh, in advance of development at the Edinburgh Inte...
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Broch of Gurness
The Broch of Gurness is an Iron Age broch village on the northwest coast of Mainland Orkney in Scotland overlooking Eynhallow Sound, about 15 miles north-west of Kirkwall. It once housed a substantial...
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Black Hill (South Lanarkshire)
3°51′37″W / 55.6708°N 3.8602°W / 55.6708; -3.8602The Black Hill in South Lanarkshire is owned by the National Trust for Scotland. It overlooks the Clyde Valley, and is the loc...
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Wheelhouse (archaeology)
Video of the Grimsay wheelhouse, near Bagh nam Feadag, the best preserved example in the Uists.In archaeology, a wheelhouse is a prehistoric structure from the Iron Age found in Scotland. The term w...
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Unstan ware
Unstan ware is the name used by archaeologists for a type of finely made and decorated Neolithic pottery from the 4th and 3rd millennia BC. Typical are elegant and distinctive shallow bowls with a ban...
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Allasdale
7°30′07″W / 57.001°N 7.502°W / 57.001; -7.502Allasdale (Scottish Gaelic: Allathasdal) is a settlement on Barra in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The settlement is also with...
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Geography of Scotland
The geography of Scotland is varied, from rural lowlands to barren uplands, and from large cities to uninhabited islands. Located in Northern Europe, Scotland comprises the northern one third of the i...
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Cairnpapple Hill
Cairnpapple Hill is a hill with a dominating position in central lowland Scotland with views from coast to coast. It was used and re-used as a major ritual site over about 4000 years, and in its day w...
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Broch of Mousa
1°10′54″W / 59.996067°N 1.181683°W / 59.996067; -1.181683Broch of Mousa (or Mousa Broch) is the finest preserved example of an Iron Age broch or round tower in Shetland, Scotl...
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Gaels
The Gaels (Irish: Na Gaeil; Scottish Gaelic: Na Gàidheil), also known as Goidels, are an ethnic group indigenous to northwestern Europe. They are associated with the Gaelic languages; a branc...
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Traprain Law
2°40′28″W / 55.96611°N 2.67444°W / 55.96611; -2.67444Traprain Law is a hill about 221m (724 feet) in elevation, located 6 km (3.7 mi) east of Haddington in East...
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