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Year-long festival to celebrate Iron Age brochs

A new year-long archaeology festival aims to uncover new information about Iron Age brochs and also encourage greater public awareness of them.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
10th August 2017ce

Comments (5)

Be nice if they could include Caisteal Grugaig, near Letterfearn, at the "neck" of Loch Duich. Fabulous setting and inadequately researched. Posted by tomatoman
11th August 2017ce
Hi tomatoman, you may be interested in this brilliant video posted on this site a couple of months ago by brochbagger.

That triangular lintel is superb isn't it? I've read there are a couple of brochs in Sutherland which also have the same feature.

Great site.
Evergreen Dazed Posted by Evergreen Dazed
11th August 2017ce
Thanks for that, E D. I had no idea this kind of work had been done. We were based in Ratagan for a week and I remember the first time scrambling up from Totaig and seeing the lintel, face-to-face. It was a clear indication that I wanted to spend time there, examining the surviving features and taking in the tremendous setting. Posted by tomatoman
12th August 2017ce
This is the cracker .

Others at Clachtoll , Culswick .Maybe more .
tiompan Posted by tiompan
12th August 2017ce
That is a cracker. Out of the way too.

I particularly enjoyed greywethers fieldnotes!
Evergreen Dazed Posted by Evergreen Dazed
13th August 2017ce
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