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West Dunbartonshire


Historic hill at risk of being removed from landscape

"An entire hill, famed for its archeological heritage and geological significance, is to be removed from the Scottish skyline to make way for a quarry under plans being considered by West Dunbartonshire Council.

Sheep Hill, in the Kilpatrick Hills on the Clyde, is the site of ancient Bronze and Iron Age forts which local residents and experts say will be destroyed by the expansion of a stone quarry....."
thelonious Posted by thelonious
3rd December 2012ce
Edited 3rd December 2012ce

Comments (3)

This is very close to the Greenland engravings which were pretty spectacular and removed due to quarrying ,if they can get away with removing a fort even the discovery of new rock art won't stop them . tiompan Posted by tiompan
3rd December 2012ce
Sickening. bladup Posted by bladup
3rd December 2012ce
That’s appalling!

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Littlestone Posted by Littlestone
3rd December 2012ce
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